Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has applauded the Nigeria army for their doggedness in ensuring in safeguarding the security of the nation.
Dogara stated this on Sunday during the dinner held at the Naval Dockyard Limited, Victoria Island, to celebrate the NN’s 62nd anniversary.
He said that the National Assembly would continue to provide the army with support in a areas of their workforce.
“The successful passage of the 2018 appropriation bill and implementation of the budget will further reposition the service to better fulfill their very essential obligations to the nation.
“The National Assembly is aware of the constraints facing our Armed Forces like inadequate equipment due to limited resources.
“However, we have always done our best to ensure that reasonable provisions are made for our security agencies and we will continue to afford you the necessary consultations.
“I rejoice with you in your successes and the growth you have enjoyed over the years. The Armed Forces have a crucial role to play in the survival of our country as a sovereign nation.
“I commend you for living up to expectations. As you police our territorial waters, you also have the unique responsibility of safeguarding installations in our oil and gas industry.”