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AOC advises soldiers to respect people’s culture

Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Eneobong Effiom | Image: Ahmed Ahmed

‘Working together as one entity enhances peace, unity and stability among the citizens’

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Air Officer Commanding (AOC) the Special Operations Command (SOC), Bauchi, Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Eneobong Effiom, has advised Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to respect people’s culture for unity and progress.

Effiom gave the the advice at the annual Base Socio-cultural Activities (BASA) held at NAF Base in Bauchi on Saturday.

He called on the personnel to tolerate and respect each other’s culture and tradition for the unity of the country.

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He said, “Working together as one entity enhances peace, unity and stability among the citizens.”

Effiom, represented by his Chief of Staff, AVM Razak Olarewaju, explained that  BASA is an annual activity that brings soldiers together to participate in their local cultural activities.

“It is the avenue to showcase diverse cultures of the base communities across the country and to appreciate hard work and gallantry of individual soldiers during the year

“It also promotes civil military relationships with members of host communities.”

He said that haven worked throughout the year, it was important to organise the event to socialise with one another.

The AOC commended officers and Airmen/women of the Command for their service and hard work from beginning to the end of the year.

Highlight of the activities include cultural dance by the three major tribes in the country, NYSC members drama, and many others.

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