In a statement he made during the ground-breaking ceremony of Nigeria Army Reference Hospital, Abakaliki, he recommended that the funding and logistics of the Nigerian Army should be increased rather than calling for the termination of their appointments.
He further praised the Army for their gallantry and dedication towards securing the Territory of the Nation as he noted that the assignment of the Army was not an easy task and as such, needed the full cooperation of Citizens at all levels to succeed.
“I have to disagree with members of the National Assembly over their recent call for the sack of the nation’s Service Chiefs. One thing I have realized in this country is that we like change too much. We want everybody to test every seat. That is not what we need at this crucial time, the country is facing security challenges, he said
“The new GOC is more like a brother. We want to thank you and appreciate you for being an Ebonyi man. Thanks for choosing this State for the citing of this project.”