Lead By Example – Army Chief To Mid-Level Commanders



By Sumaila Ogbaje

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, has charged mid-level commanders of the Nigerian Army to lead their subordinates by example in the ongoing effort to mitigate security challenges bedeviling the country.

Lagbaja gave the charge on Tuesday, while delivering a lecture titled, “Crafting My Command Philosophy As Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army Within Nigeria’s Contemporary And Emerging Security Environment”, to students of Senior Course 46 of the  Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna.

This is contained in a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, on Tuesday.

The COAS said that leading by example remained the most reliable leadership style, where the leader models the behaviour he wants to see in his team members.

According to him, when you lead by example, you do not just push team members towards excellence; rather, you actively demonstrate that excellence.

“My command…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria