NIGERIA: Troops’ Welfare Is My Utmost Priority, Says GOC… Commissions Key Intervention Projects

NIGERIA: Troops’ Welfare Is My Utmost Priority, Says GOC… Commissions Key Intervention Projects

By Augustine Ehikioya

 

To spur troops to perform excellently, the General Officer Commanding ( GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, has declared that their welfare is his topnotch priority.

He made the remark while commissioning key intervention projects completed by the Division in Abakpa Cantonment Enugu on Tuesday 8 March, 2022.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division, Lieutenant Colonel Abubakar Abdullahi, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).

The projects, according to the statement, include the newly constructed Neuroscience and Wellness Centre, Specialist Outpatient Department/Urology Clinic and Nursing Station at 82 Division Medical Services and Hospital.

Also commissioned were the remodelled Soldiers Club and newly constructed Soldiers Transit Accomodation.

In his remarks, Maj Gen Lagbaja commended the Commander 82 Division Hospital for “ensuring the projects were completed in good time, adding that the projects would greatly boost the capacity of the hospital to address the health needs of the Abakpa Cantonment and neighboring communities.”

He disclosed that the “newly remodelled Soldiers Club will provide a conducive environment for soldiers and their families to rest after a busy day, while also adding that the newly constructed transit accomodation will alleviate some of the challenges soldiers on transit face in relation to accomodation.”

The GOC, the statement said, charged beneficiaries of the various projects to ensure constant maintenance for its long use.

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