This article was last updated on May 25, 2022
“I want to tell them to keep up. You are never and never forgotten by your national government so don’t think you are thrown to the rubbish pit,” he said.
The speaker said that he was in the bush with them and he knows how tough they were and that he has written a lot about them in his book.
He also said that those put on the reserve list are very young and energetic which makes many people to wonder but said the government is very wise and can fix them anywhere because they are capable of handling any position.
“And I want to put this word to all our officers who are now put on general reserve list. You have the capabilities to be fixed in any positions so there are a lot of places waiting for you,” he said.
Igga gave an example of the Inspector General of Police who was also one of those put on reserve list and then appointed to the current position. He also gave an example of Lakes State caretaker governor who was also put on reserve before his appointment.
“So what is going to prevent this from Mobutu Mommur to Jadalla and so on and so on from also being engaged? It is a matter of time so keep strong and keep committed,” he said.
“You can serve at different levels so don’t get surprised when one is already a minister, another in another position,” he added.
The speaker said patience is the key to success and assured them that they will not be disappointed.
Some of those on reserve list ranged from the rank of Major Generals and below.