The Chief Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged Regiment Sergeant Majors in the Nigerian army to acquire skills in Information and Communication Technology in order to remain relevant.
Buratai gave the charge at the opening of RSM annual convention in Kaduna.
The army chief also urged them to embrace the language learning programme introduced by the army, which has been in existence for long, but not fully implemented.
Earlier, the General Officer Commanding 1 Division, Kaduna, Maj.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, noted that the RSM occupy important position in the hierarchy of the army.
He added that RSM are essential link between officers and soldiers cadre. Also Gov. Nasir El-Rufia, represented by Mr Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, assured the army and other security agencies in the state of support.
El-Rufia noted that the army and other security agencies have recorded success in the fight against kidnapping, banditry and other crimes in the state, and urged them to remain resolute.