Army 4 Special Forces Commander Visits Formations

Igbawase Ukumba in Lafia

The newly deployed Commander of the Nigerian Army 4 Special Forces Command, Doma in Nasarawa State, Major General Hilary Nzan, has begun operational visits to army formations and units under his command.

This was made known over the weekend in a statement that was issued by the Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations of the 4 Special Forces Command, Doma, Major Joseph Afolasade.

Afolasade said: “Major General Hilary Nzan has on July 14, 2023, took over as commander of the 4 Special Forces from Major General Owyinka Soyele, who was transferred to the Army Headquarters, Abuja.”

He added that the 4 Special Forces’ commander has visited Wawa Cantonment, Kainji in Niger State where he interacted with personnel from Headquarters of 403 Amphibious Brigade; Headquarters of Army Giwa Project; 221 Tank Battalion and 101 Special Forces Battalion (Rear).

He continued that the commander also addressed wives of personnel at the barracks he visited in order to continue praying for their husbands as they were confronting bandits and other terrorists in the country.

 “Major General Nzan also advised the troops during the visits to be one and to see themselves as one body always so as to defeat bandits and other terrorist groups,” he said.

He added that the commander was received by the Commanding Officer 101 Rear, Major Ibrahim Mohammed and some senior officers at the Wawa Cantonment, Kainji in Niger State.

Major Afolasade further said that the commanding officer of 101 Special Forces Battalion (Rear), Major Ibrahim Mohammed, briefed the commander of the Special Forces on activities of the battalion.

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