The Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, has charged newly promoted military officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces to end insecurity in the country.

Matawalle gave the charge in his congratulatory message signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Defence, Mr Henshaw Ogubike, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja.

“The Nigerian people look up to you, our newly promoted generals, to bring an end to the insecurity that has plagued certain regions.

“Your leadership, strategic vision, and dedication will be pivotal in restoring peace, unity, and prosperity to our nation,” Matawalle said.

He emphasised the critical role the newly promoted officers were expected to play in addressing the prevailing challenges of insecurity.

“As you ascend to higher ranks, the nation places an even greater trust in your capabilities. I charge each of you to redouble your efforts and collaborate across services to decisively tackle  the security challenges facing our country.

“Your achievements reflect the values of discipline, bravery, and professionalism that define the Nigeria Armed Forces,” he further stated.