Training has been described as the best welfare soldiers can receive. The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division Nigerian Army, Major General BA Alabi stated this at the graduation ceremony of third quarter courses 2023 held at the Muhammadu Buhari auditorium of the Nigerian Army School of Supply and Transport (NASST) for both officers and soldiers.
The GOC , who was represented by the Commander 4 Brigade Nigerian Army Brig Gen DH Ndahi added that graduands must give good account of themselves as graduands who have passed through NASST. This he said should manifest in better logistics services delivery for the Army. He therefore congratulated for the successful completion of the and urged them to take training seriously.He implored all the graduating students to appreciate the security challenges confronting the nation and by implications, the challenges they will meet in the field.
Earlier, in his welcome remarks , the Ag Comdt NASST Brig Gen ND Shagaya in his opening remarks thanked the Special Guest of Honor for making out time to grace the occasion. The Ag Commandant noted that in line with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Command Philosophy, the students went through rigorous training preparing them to professionally undertake various tasks of NACST core function in logistics support and service delivery to the NA particularly in the areas of transport, supply, fire and safety as well as catering services. He further urged the students to maximize the knowledge they acquired in NASST while on course.
He therefore thanked the COAS, Lieutenant General TA Lagbaja NAM for his timely strategic guidance as well as untiring and relentless support to NASST towards providing conducive environment for training.
Highlights of the Graduation Ceremony include presentation of certificates, gifts and awards to the deserving students. A total of 398 students officers and soldiers graduated from the 2023 Third Quarter Courses. Dignitaries who graced the occasion included the Comd 107 Air Maritime Group, Comd Military Hospital Benin, Vice Chancellor University of Benin and members of World Safety Organization.