By Steve Temienor
WARRI/Nigeria: The apex body of Agbor Community Warri branch, has hailed and commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the choice appointment of Major General Lucky Irabor from the military hierarchy as Chief of Defence as they also congratulated the newly appointed Chief of Defence for a well deserved call on him to serve his father’s land in such an exalted office.
The leadership of the Agbor Community Warri branch in their official statement made available to the media stated that, the Group is convinced that, the good qualities of a thorough bred soldier found in General Irabor before appointing him as Chief of Defense, are already being unveiled as he is carrying out his duty with unwavering commitment, competence, fairness and excellence in his service to our great country Nigeria.
The President of Agbor Community Warri branch, Mr. James Igumbor in his congratulatory and commendation message noted that, Major General Lucky Irabor, the new Chief of Defense have the wealth of experience over the years from the various professional courses and military training he attended in Nigeria, Europe, America and Asia which speaks volume that, he is equal to the task of the core mandate of his office, adding that he will soon manifest very amazing results as he settles down in the reins of office.
The Group President who described Irabor as a blessing to Nigerians said: “we thank God for the gift of General Lucky Irabor, because with him in the saddle as a Chief of Defense, we are rest assured of better things to come”.
He explained that, there is need for Nigerians to support President Buhari, particularly the military to put all skirmishes behind for the nation to march on.
Mr. Nze Monday, the General Secretary of the Agbor Community Warri branch, who also spoke in the same vein, urged Nigerians to cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari in terms of information gathering and surveillance report to support the military to give them the needed fundamentals and morale to carry out successful operations at all time.
Mr. Nze the Group scribe expressed optimism that Major General Lucky Irabor in his capacity as the Chief of Defence will raise the bar in the professionalization quest of the Army, because Mr President assigned him to the job based on his track records and imput to the growth and development of the Nigerian Army,
The General Secretary remarked in his commendation speech that the ascendancy of General Lucky Irabor as the new Chief of Defence is a historical landmark because it is not a mean achievement but a rare milestone and honour bestowed on the humble and amiable General Lucky Irabor to serve Nigeria our great nation,
Continuing he asserted: based on the pedigree of his earlier performance. it is clear that sooner or later General Irabor will prove his mettle that he has the requisite knowledge and orientation to discharge his duty as the Chief of Defense to the constellation of all stake holders across board,
Mr, Nze in his summation posited: “With the firm grip of General Irabor on the saddle, I have no doubt that he will use the instrument of his good office to deliver the military quota in the next level agenda of President Buhari.