The Nigerian army says the Performing Musicians in the country can contribute to the fight against corruption through music.
Receiving a delegation of the Performing Musicians of Nigeria PMAN at the Army Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday, the Chief of Army Staff Lt- General Tukur Buratai revealed that PMAN has been following the operations of the military in the war against insurgency in the North East adding that music remains an essential element in any society’s cultural, social and day-to-day life.
Lt- General Buratai who recollected the enduring contributions of past PMAN leaders like Christy Essien Igbokwe and Sony Okosun said that music contributes to the unity, development and education of any society
The PMAN national president Hajiya Amina Dangaji who led the delegation said that PMAN was a violence free and peaceful Nigeria. She said that the group was particularly worried about drug abuse, lack of parental care, corruption, rising case of pipeline vandalism and insurgency.
She said PMAN wants to use music to create awareness on these challenges as the tendency by some religious leaders to brainwash the youth and lure them into violence.
She promised that PMAN will collaborate with the Military to create public support for the war against insurgency.