Army Resolves to Partner NIGCOMSAT For Formidable Communication Infrastructure

... As COAS pledges to sustain  collaboration

The Nigerian Army (NA) has resolved to strengthen its partnership with Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) for formidable communication infrastructure.

This resolution according to Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu was reached today Wednesday, 9 August 2023, when the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja received the management team of NIGCOMSAT, led by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Engr Tukur Lawal at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.

The COAS appreciated the enduring collaboration between the Nigerian Army (NA) and NIGCOMSAT. He revealed that over the years, the agency has provided fast, reliable and secured communication to Army formations, which noted, has positively impacted on operational efficiency of the NA.

The Army Chief pledged to sustain the collaboration between the NA and NIGCOMSAT, stressing that relationship with the agency has been positively rewarding.

In his remarks, the MD NIGCOMSAT, Engr Tukur Lawal commended the NA for the feedback received on NIGCOMSAT services and the mutual collaboration between the two organizations.

He further pointed out, that NIGCOMSAT was established to provide seamless connectivity and satellite communication through technological innovation.

He observed, that it is imperative for NA to collaborate with NIGCOMSAT to promote operational effectiveness and the territorial defence of the nation. 

He urged the NA to actively participate in the next satellite launch by the agency, in furtherance of national defence and security, through collaborative development of secure communication infrastructure. 

Both parties maintained that there were areas of challenges, which they both agreed to ameliorate to enhance productivity.

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