The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Friday, commissioned various projects at Asabari Barracks, Saki.
The COAS, who was represented by the General Officer Commanding 2 Division Nigerian Army, Maj Gen AB Omozoje also commissioned a special intervention borehole project initiated, by the Nigerian Army at the palace of the Okere of Saki.,
The borehole project was commissioned by the Chief of Projects and Programmes, Army Headquarters, Maj Gen MSA Aliyu, who was represented by the Deputy Chief of Projects and Programmes, Army Headquarters, Maj Gen AM Alabi.
The borehole was one of several project contributions of the Chief of Army Staff non-kinetic line of operations committed to ease hardship in communities by the provision of essential amenities.
“This borehole is a special intervention project provided by the Chief of Army Staff to help our people out of hardship of scarcity of portable water in Saki,” the Okere of Saki Land, Oba Kaleed Oyeniyi Olabisi said.
In the same vein, the representative of the Chief of Army Staff, Maj Gen AB Omozoje also commissioned 7 newly renovated Corporal -Below Blocks of Accommodation at the Corporals Below Quarters, 4 newly issued Toyota Hilux, 1 Toyota Medical Field Ambulance and 7 Motorcycles.
A remodeled Quarter Guard, at the Asabari Barracks was also commissioned.
The ceremony was attended by variouss dignatries including the Okere and members of his council of chiefs, military and paramilitary officers both serving and retired, members of the Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association 244 Recce Battalion Chapter, Saki, among others
The Representative of the Chief of Army Staff, Maj Gen AB Omozoje in his remarks expressed appreciation to the Okere and the people of Saki for their continous supportto the Nigerian Army.
He also promised to deliver their goodwill message to the Chief of Army Staff.
Troops were also advised to remain loyal and apolitical to the Nigerian Army. And the new facilities provided be maintained.