Nigerian Army rewards soldiers with bicycles for hard work, dedication
Fifty-eight soldiers from various units in the Nigerian Army Division 3 have been rewarded with cash and brand-new bicycles for their good behavior, hard work, and dedication to duty.
Lieutenant Colonel Ishaku Takwa, Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations 3 Division, Jos, revealed this in a statement issued on Monday in Plateau state.
The gifts were presented on Monday by Major General Abdulsalam Bagudu, at Headquarters 3 Division Auditorium, Jos.
While presenting the rewards, Bagudu said the bicycle gift and undisclosed sums of money were part of his vision to appreciate personnel for their commitment and also motivate others to be hard working.
He said; “One after the other, 58 soldiers selected from various units of the Nigerian Army (NA) in Jos filed out to collect their prizes from the general officer commanding (GOC) 3 division and commander operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), major general Abdulsalam Bagudu Ibrahim at headquarters 3 division auditorium Jos.
“Presenting cash gifts and brand new bicycles to the soldiers, General Abdulsalami Bagudu noted the initiative was part of his vision to reward hard work and commitment to duty and also serve as means to motivate other personnel in the cantonment to be more dedicated to their task.
“He revealed that it was not just hard work that earned the recipients the award but a combination of hard results and character. He further maintained that character and attitude speaks volume of human personality.
“Never you think you have not been watched, and you must be seen to represent the Army positively anywhere you are.”