Army Chief Commissions Residential Facilities At Ikeja Cantonment

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lt Gen TY Buratai has commissioned 7 units of Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) Quarters at Ikeja Army Cantonment in Lagos.

The General Officer Commanding, 81 Division, Maj Gen JO Irefin who represented the COAS at the commissioning ceremony, after handing over keys of the house to some of the beneficiaries, reiterated the COAS’ commitment to providing descent and furnished accommodation for its personnel. The blocks of flat, according to him, will ameliorate the acute shortage of accommodation for troops.

According to Major Clement Abiade, Army Public Relations Officer, “The project which was embarked by the Nigerian Army Special Projects Department was supervised by the 45 Engineer Brigade.”

Present at the commissioning ceremony were the Commander 9 Brigade, Brig Gen MA Etsu-Ndagi, Commander 45 Engineer  Brigade, Brig Gen A Salako, Chief of Staff, Headquarters 9 Brigade, Col MI Ibrahim, Staff Officers of the Divisional and Brigade Headquarters and family members of beneficiaries as well Barracks community.

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