To achieve one of its agenda of providing security to Deltans, the state government has assured the 63 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, that the state government is willing to give them the needed support for them to succeed.
The assurance was given Wednesday by the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, while commissioning infrastructural development at the headquarter, 63 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Asaba, the state capital.
Represented by Olorogun David Edevbie, the Chief of Staff, Government House, the governor noted that what was on ground the last time they visited could not be compared to what is presently on ground.
“The attention you give to the place struck us. We want to encourage you to continue in the good work. We will continue to give you all manner of support that we can and that you deserve before you move to your permanent site to be able to perform your roles there”, Okowa said.
Earlier in his remarks, the General Officer Command (GOC) Major Gen. Felix O. Agugo, appreciated the state governor and Deltans for the hospitality accorded the army in the state.
“Thank you for the evident support to the Nigerian Army to be able to carry out their responsibility in a way that guarantee success”.
He commended the Commander, 63 Brigade, Major Gen. Ibrahim Jallo, over his ability to do Nigerians and Nigeria proud by carrying his men along.
“The Commander, 63 Brigade, has not disappointed the country and Nigerian Army for his operations and ensuring the welfare of his men.
“The fact that we see this building which he has used to show us that he is working hard and that he is an ambassador of the Nigerian Army”, he added.
He also commended his men for living up to expectations, assuring that they are not taking any operations for granted.
The governor was conducted round the infrastructures which includes a 63 Brigade Mosque and Chaplain for worship by Muslims and Christians, 63 Brigade Medical Center, 63 Brigade Kitchen, 63 Brigade NAPEX, and 63 Brigade MP K9 Kennel for six trained dogs for the purpose of combating insecurity in the country particularly in the state.