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The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, on Thursday 1 June 2023 inaugurated a Model Health Centre constructed by the Nigerian Army at Gadan Gayan, Igabi Local Government Area, Kaduna State. The project was facilitated by Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Jallo under the Nigerian Army Civil Military Project.

The COAS, represented by the Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy, Maj.-Gen. IM Yusuf, the Nigerian Army would continue to reciprocate the high level of cooperation and goodwill it enjoys from Nigerian citizens. The COAS noted that the Nigerian Army embarked on the elaborate quick-impact project to support the healthcare needs of the people of Gadan Gayan and other part of the country in order to strengthen the existing good relationship between the people and the Nigerian Army.

He revealed that the gesture has over time significantly contributed to the NA’s successes in containing the multifaceted security challenges facing the nation, particularly through the non-kinetic approach.

In his remarks, the Chairman, Igabi Local Government Area, Kaduna State, Malam Jabir Khamis thanked the Nigerian Army for the intervention and pledged that the council would provide more primary healthcare facilities for the people.

The event was attended by Commanders of Nigerian Army formations and units in Kaduna state, and a representative of Emir of Zazzau, among others.