The Nigerian Army has pulled out 24 retired Generals during a colourful ceremony at the School of Supply and Transport in Benin City, the Edo State capital in South-South Nigeria.
The pulling-out-parade which was part of activities marking the maiden reunion of retired officers of the Transport and Supply Corps also saw the inauguration of infrastructure projects by the leadership of the Nigerian Army.
Those affected are 13 Brigadier-Generals and 11 Major-Generals as they gracefully retired from active service.
Retired Major-General Adamu Jidda and Brigadier-General Faith Osoh, spoke on behalf of their colleagues saying, the pull-out-parade was well deserved as a mark of recognition of their positive contributions to the Transport and Supply Corps of the Nigerian Army while in active service.
As part of the reunion activities,the leadership of the Corps inaugurated some projects including 260-bed hostels for male and female soldiers and 20-room student officers’ accommodation donated by the Edo State Government. These they say will attend to the welfare needs of personnel to carry out their duties effectively.
Highlights of the ceremony included a lecture delivered by Major-General ABM Hana titled “Repositioning the Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport for Effective Logistics Support in Contemporary Security Environment”
(Editor: Terverr Tyav)