The immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, says the debts the country owes men and women of the armed forces cannot be paid fully.
Irabor said this at his valedictory speech during the pulling-out ceremony organized for him at the Mogadishu Cantonment in Abuja today
According to the ex-army chief, providing security for a diverse country like Nigeria is not an easy task, but insists it is not an impossible one to achieve, stating that the military stands as a beacon of hope.
He expressed satisfaction with his service in the military, saying that he is leaving the armed forces today bigger and stronger than he met it.
Irabor expressed optimism in the ability of his successor to beat the records set so far in the armed forces.