President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a military war vehicle, made in Nigeria and an ultra-modern Army Reference Hospital in Kaduna on Tuesday.The president also directed the Chief of Army Staff and other Service Chiefs to work towards the manufacture and sustainability of their hardware.
The president gave the charge while declaring open this year’s Chief of Army Staff’s Conference in Kaduna.
In attendance as well was former Head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, Service Chiefs; serving and retired among others.
The gathering, according to the Chief of Army staff, was to evaluate and appraise activities of the army with a focus at tackling contemporary and future security threats to the nation.
This year’s Chief of army staff conference came with the record of a milestone. The army had on display it’s first military hardware vehicle we are told is manufactured from scratch to finish in Nigeria.
The inauguration by the President is expected to open a new vista in manufacture of military hardware by the nation’s armed forces.