He acknowledged that the soldiers have a lot of problems militating against their jobs, but assured them that these problems are being addressed especially accommodation and other issues, saying that in no distant time, those problems will be a thing of the past.
“I am here for the first time as the Chief of Army Staff to familiarize with you and know some of the problems you face, and the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is sincere in addressing your welfare issues and the only way to pay back for his genuine commitment is to work hard and according to the rules of your engagement.
“The barracks will be put in proper shape for you and I will like to urge you to be loyal and patriotic in the course of your duties, you have your rules of engagement and you must abide by it, as long as you work according to it, the issue of human rights violation will not be an issue, you must also be your brothers keeper, by helping each other” he said.
Gen. Burutai also paid a courtesy call on Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State at Governor’s Lodge Amawabia Awka where he also commended him for the cooperation he is giving the military in the state and urged him to continue as his men will help to ensure security like they have always done in the state.
Governor Obiano thanked Gen Burutai for the visit and assured him of more cooperation with the military, just as he expressed satisfaction with their performance in the state, and their collaboration and support to his administration.