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The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to improve allotment and logistics to the Nigeria Army, instead of considering axing the Service Chiefs.
Umahi, who said this in the course of the Ground Breaking Ceremony of Nigeria Army Reference Hospital, Abakaliki, on Friday applauded the Army for their bravery and commitment towards protecting the Nation’s Territory.
The governor remarked that the mission of the Army was not an easy responsibility and as such, wanted the complete cooperation of Nigerians in any respect to succeed. Vanguard reports.
Scannews24 gathered in his words: “The Chief of Army Staff needs cooperation and information so that they can do their work. We should increase the funding and logistics of the Army to aid their performance, rather than changing them. They should increase their funding. The Army is very crucial for the Nigerian people.
“Let me thank the President for finding Ebonyi fit to site this project. Ebonyi is very lucky with the Army. We will continue to partner with you. we expect him, the Chief of Army Staff to Commission the internal roads we did for the Army.
“The new GOC is more like a brother. We want to thank you and appreciate you for being an Ebonyi man. Thanks for choosing this State for the citing of this project.”
Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, had earlier said that the country’s Army has achieved great progress in its combat towards ending the insurgency, terrorism, and totally different types of criminality within the Country.
Burutai, who was represented by Lt. Gen. Lamidu Adeosu, declared positiveness that once the new Hospital is completed the military will have the ability to provide services to patients across the Southeast, South-South, and different geopolitical zones in Nigeria.SOURCE: Scannews24.com