Nigerian Army offers free medical aid in Bayelsa State

Ibrahim Mustapha, Lagos


Nigerian Army in their Quick Impact Project Policy (QIP) today (Saturday) launches its Medical Outreach in Utuokpoti Community Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.


The Medical Outreach conducted by the 16 Brigade Nigerian Army was part of the ongoing Exercise CROCODILE SMILE IV.


The occasion was flagged off by the Commissioner of Health Bayelsa State who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Dr Inodu Apoku. The Commander 16 Brigade, Brigadier General Valentine Okoro, Chairman Ogbia LGA, Honorable Ebinyo Turner. The Paramount Ruler of the Community A C. T. Wongo and other sons and daughters of the community were also in attendance.


Since the coming of this Administration the Nigerian Army has renewed their efforts of given out various Quick Impact Project in all the Six geo-political zones in the country including Abuja.


In a related development the Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General, Tukur Buratai in their giant strides towards uplifting the Nigerian education sector, has commissioned 42 classrooms with 32 toilet and staff rooms at the Command Day Secondary School, Oshodi, Lagos.


The COAS who was represented by General Officer Commanding, (GOC) Nigerian Army 81 division, Major General Olu Irefin, commissioned and handed over the renovated classrooms to the management of the school at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi, Lagos.


The Nigerian Army continues intervention programs, means that Civil Military Affairs Department is making groundbreaking positive impact.