Respect Fundamental Human Rights of Civil Populace – Major General Ugboh to NASI Staff /Students

Staff and students on course at Nigerian Army School of Infantry have been advised to always conduct themselves in a professional manner when interacting with the civil populace

The Chief of Civil-Military Affairs (CCMA), Major General NC Ugbo, gave the advice at a sensitization workshop organised by the Army Headquarters Department of Civil-Military Affairs,
for staff and students of Nigerian Army School of Infantry (NASI).

The CCMA reminded participants that the Nigerian Army is currently involved in a number of internal security operations across the country, and stressed the need for all personnel to operate in line with the prescribed code of conduct and international best practices, while discharging their constitutional responsibilities.

He noted that the Nigerian Army required all its personnel to respect and adhere to the fundamental human rights of the civil populace at all times.

The Deputy Commandant, NASI, Brigadier General AA Bello, in his welcome address, thanked the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TA Lagbaja for approving the Sensitization Workshop for staff and students of NASI.

He noted that the workshop will reawaken the consciousness of personnel to be more professional in their conducts.

A lecture on the ‘’Proper Conduct of the Nigerian Soldier within the Larger Nigerian Society’’ delivered by Major II Nibras, harped on the establishment of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Roles of the Nigerian Army, Fundamental Human Rights under the 1999 Constitution as amended, the Nigerian Army Social Media Policy, Establishment of the Civil-Military Legal Desk and the Nigerian Army Information and Call Centre.

The workshop which held at Ihejirika Auditorium, Jaji Cantonment on Feb.10, 2024, featured an interactive session to clarify grey areas, presentation of souvenirs and group photographs.

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