The General Officer Commanding ( GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, has identified welfare of troops as his topnotch priority. He revealed this during the commissioning ceremony of key intervention projects completed by the Division in Abakpa Cantonment Enugu on 8 March 2022.
The projects which include the newly contructed Neuroscience and Wellness Centre, Specialist Outpatient Department/Urology Clinic and Nursing Station at 82 Division Medical Serivices and Hospital. Other projects commissioned were the remodelled Soldiers Club and newly constructed Soldiers Transit Accomodation.
In his remarks, Gen Lagbaja commended the Commander 82 Division Hospital for ensuring the projects were completed in good time, adding that the projects would greatly boost the capacity of the hospital to address the health needs of the Abakpa Cantonment and neighboring communities.
He disclosed that the newly remodelled Soldiers Club will provide a conducive environment for soldiers and their families to rest after a busy day, while also adding that the newly constructed transit accomodation will alleviate some of the challenges soldiers on transit face in relation to accomodation. He charged beneficiaries of the various projects to ensure constant maintenance for its long use.
Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations
8 March 2022