The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, has said Nigerian doctors abroad willing to return to the country will be absorbed into its military hospitals.
Lagbaja gave this assurance when he received the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, and her team at the Army Headquarters, Abuja on Tuesday.
In a statement signed by the Spokesperson, NiDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Chief of Army Staff, said the army would collaborate fully with the NIDCOM ‘s advocacy of bringing back home the best brains from the
diaspora to help develop the various sectors of the country.
Lagbaja expressed delight that Nigeria’s military abroad have been excelling in any military assignments given to them and making the country proud.
He noted, “It is therefore a thing of joy for me to partner with NIDCOM to celebrate these army warriors who have been making us proud abroad in all their military operations as a morale booster for them.”
Earlier, Dabiri-Erewa congratulated the new Chief of Army
Staff commended him for his professionalism and the new positive image army is getting since his assumption into office.
While showcasing the activities of the Commission and areas of collaboration, she urged the Army Chief not to rest on his oars in the discharge of their professional duties as Nigerians do appreciate their sacrifice.
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