UA-201076440-1 Nigerian Army restates commitment to welfare of personnel


 The Nigerian Army has reiterated commitment to improving the welfare of its personnel towards effective discharge its constitutional mandate.


Major-General Usman Mohammed, the overall Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division, Kaduna, gave the reassurance during the inauguration of Officers Transit Accommodation at the 73 Battalion, Janguza, on Sunday in Kano.


Mohammed said the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai had accorded premium attention to the event of infrastructure designed to enhance the general wellbeing of soldiers.


He said the project initiated in Aug. 2020, consisted of three blocks of 15 houses, designed to deal with accommodation problems and to offer a facelift to the barrack.

The GOC said the leadership of the military had also began the development of additional houses for officers and men also as perimeter fencing to reinforce security at the barrack.


Mohammed urged the officers and other personnel to make sure effective utilisation of the homes and other facilities inaugurated at the barrack.


Also speaking, Brig.-Gen. Bamidele Alabi, the Commander 3 Mechanised Brigade, Kano, lauded the COAS for the gesture, adding that it might address shortage of accommodation within the barracks.


Alabi commended the contractor for the timely completion of the project consistent with the contract agreement.


Mohammed amid other senior military officers inspected ongoing housing, offices and training shed projects.


The GOC was conducted around the projects by Yahayadeen Imam, the Manager, Deetech Nigeria Limited.


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