Insurgency: Morale Boosted as Buratai Visits Wounded Soldiers at 44 Reference Hospital

*Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai visits wounded in action Operation LAFIYA DOLE  troops at the 44 Reference hospital kaduna on Tuesday 12 January 2021
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*Commission’s housing projects

By Abraham Olatokunbo

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Tuesday visited the 44  Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna, where he checked on Operations LAFIYA DOLE and SAHEL SANITY recuperating troops, inspected upgraded facilities as well as commissioned some completed  projects.

He later went round Comilla Barracks where he inspected ongoing 6 units of 30 family blocks of Corporals and below Quarters, 7 Senior Non Commissioned Officers’ Quarters and three blocks in the Nursing Quarters.

In an interview with newsmen after the visit, Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sagir Musa, said the visit was primarily to see Operations LAFIYA DOLE and SAHEL SANITY wounded in action troops that are receiving treatment  at the hospital.

“It is also a working visit to see comprehensive upgrade of facilities at 44 Reference Hospital Kaduna.

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“He specifically came to see patients of Operation Lafiya Dole and Operation Sahel Sanity recuperating at the hospital,” he added.

Sagir further said as you can see the army chief is highly impressed and has commended the Director of the hospital and Commander Nigerian Army Medical Corps for a job well done so far.

“While in Jaji, Gen. Buratai also commissioned several projects which included Corporal and below quarters, – housing over 100  families, married officers’ quarters, Signal Wing at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry.

“He used the opportunity, as usual, to climb the  Infantry hill which is steep and sloppy hill used in testing the physical fitness and ability of both officers and soldiers,” he added.

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