By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lt. Gen. Lucky Irabor, has refuted suggestions in some quarters of disparity among the security agencies in Nigeria, saying they are unsubstantiated.
Irabor stated this during his visit with other Service Chiefs – Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao – to the Nigerian Army 2 Division Headquarters, Ibadan.
“The armed forces of today demands that every of the services work together given that the threat that we face required partnership and collaboration. The misconceived ideas or opinion in the town by those who are uninformed to the effect that the armed forces are working in disparity group is not true.
“What we have been doing today is to let you know that disparity does not exist. We have come today to be an encouragement team to work together and let you know the directive of the president”, the CDS stated.
Irabor said the visit of the Service Chiefs to Ibadan was to demonstrate leadership by example, stating that the situation of the country demands that the armed forces work together