nigerian defense academy welcomes new commandant, promises to improve cadet.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on June 27, 2023
The new Commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Major General John Ochai says, his priority will be to improve the cadets, sustain their training, be fully fit, to accomplish any assigned mission when they pass out.
Major General Ochai said this, during the handing and taking over ceremony in Kaduna.
It is the change of baton at the helm of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Kaduna, as Major General John Ochai, takes over from Major General Yusuf Manu, as the 32nd commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy.
The new commandant at a brief handing-over ceremony, said his focus will be to improve the cadets.
The ceremony dovetailed into the pulling-out parade for Major General Yusuf Manu, who retired from the military after 35 years of meritorious service.
General Manu advised the cadets to be dedicated, hardworking and disciplined, if they are to be successful in their military careers.
He also appealed to Nigerians to support the Armed Forces and other security agencies to address the nation’s security challenges.
General Manu was pulled out of the academy as the 31st commandant, as he bided farewell to the military.