Army Builds Studio For NTA To Improve Coverage Of War On Terror
In order to boost the morale of soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has commissioned the Soldiers Club at the 7 Division headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Maimalari Barrack in Maiduguri.
Also commissioned as part of encouraging relation with the media is a studio for the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Maiduguri Zonal Network Centre.
Commissioning the Soldiers Club at the weekend, Buratai said the provision of such edifice was part of the welfare package for officers and troops. He commended the Commandant of the counter-insurgency operation in the North-East (Operation Lafiya Dole), Brigadier General Victor Irabor for a job well done.
The COAS advised soldiers to make judicious use of the club to relax when they are back from the battle field, noting that the edifice is provided with all the modern facilities for relaxation.