The twenty nine (29) recently promoted Nigerian Army (NA), Army Warrant Officers (AWO) will soon benefit from the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai’s deliberate effort at enhancing professionalism and responsiveness in the NA.
According to a press release by Deputy Director Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, this was disclosed by the General Officer Commanding 82 Division NA, Major General Emmanuel Kabuk after a courtesy visit to Innoson Motors/Vehicles Manufacturing Plant at Nnewi, Anambra State on Friday the 5th of October 2018.
The GOC was received and conducted round the Plant by the Founder and Chairman of the company, Chief Dr Innoson Chukwuma and some of the top management staff.
The GOC while at the company headquarters, demanded to know the progress done so far on the manufacture of the 29 modern hilux vehicles ordered for by the NA, for the recently promoted NA, AWO. The GOC also demanded to know when the vehicles will be ready and what will be the maintenance plan when they are finally delivered to the NA.
In his response, Dr Innoson assured the NA that the vehicles will be ready in the next 2 weeks.
He also promised that his company is ready to accommodate, train and feed ten (10) NA technicians in the factory so as to prepare them to handle timely and effective maintenance of the vehicles in the NA. Dr Innocent Chukwuma thanked the Chief of Army Staff for the patronage so far. He added that he looks forward to more effective collaboration between his company and the Nigerian Army.
The Commander 302 Artillery Regiment Onitsha, Commanders of 82 Military Intelligence Brigade and 82 Division Provost Group as well as the Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division accompanied the GOC during the visit.