By Abdullahi Alhassan, Kaduna

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouq Yahaya said that the Nigerian arm Forces will treat arm bandits and all forms of criminals in the language they understand as arm Forces will not relent on it constitutional responsibility of protecting and safeguarding the Nigerian territory from all forms of criminal activities.

He said this at the annual Exercise Camp highland and battle inoculation exercise for Army regular cadets of the NDA held at Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The Army Chief added that the army would treat all criminal elements in the language they understand by sending them to God to account for their deeds.

He charged cadets of 69 Sixty-nine regular course of the Nigerian Defence Academy to deploy the skills and competencies acquired to the various theatres of operations after their graduation.

General Farouq Yahaya also charged the cadets to justify the huge investment on them by complementing efforts aimed at ridding the country of criminals and criminality.

The guest of honor also re-iterated the need for them to remain committed and dedicated for effective service delivery.

Lt General Farouq Yahaya assured that the Army under his watch would continue to sustain training and re-training across across all formations in response to the dynamic nature of warfare.

Earlier, in his welcome address the Commandant of the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA, ), Major General Ibrahim Manu Yusuf, who highlighted the different phases of the exercise, attributed the successes recorded to the support of the Chief of Army staff and other service chiefs.

The annual battle event inoculation exercise is an event held to expose army cadets to real life war situation.