By Augustine Ehikioya
Impressed with several projects in Jos, the Chief of Policy and Plans (Army), Major General, Anthony Omozoje, has said that the Nigerian Army is making tremendous efforts to improve the capacity of troops in order to discharge their duties professionally.
He spoke in Jos when he paid a courtesy visit on the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Nigerian Army (NA) and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General Ibrahim Ali in the Cantonment.
This was contained in a statement by the Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Major, Ishaku Takwa, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).
Maj. Gen. Omozoje also commended Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Ali for the developmental projects in Jos.
The projects, Omozoje noted, that they have improved the outlook of Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos.
It reads “General Omozoje said, he was in Jos to deliver a lecture to participants of Senior Executive Course 44 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru on behalf of the
Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya.
“While inspecting other ongoing projects in the Cantonment, the Chief of Policy and Plans expressed satisfaction with the laudable initiatives aimed at improving the welfare of troops and their dependents.
“He commended the GOC and his officers for the strides,” the statement said.
In spite of many challenges, he said, “the NA is making tremendous efforts to improve the capacity of troops to discharge their duties professionally.”
In his remarks, the GOC and Commander OPSH, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Ali described the visit as a morale booster to officers and soldiers of the Division.
He noted that the projects at the Cantonment were successfully executed with the tremendous support received from the COAS, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya.
He assured General Omozoje that the facilities would be maintained.
During the visit, Maj. Gen. Omozoje inspected the remodelled Maxwell Khobe Cantonment Main Entrance Gate, Quarter Guard, solar powered street lights and the ongoing construction of Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA) 3 Division Chapter Secretariat.
General Omozoje also inspected the ongoing renovation of soldiers accommodation as well as the ongoing construction of the 3 Division Gymnasium Centre and the Swimming Pool.