'Civil-Military Projects Meant to Complement Communities Basic Infrastructure Where army Operates' - Army Child

The Chief of Army Staff(COAS) Lt Gen Taoreed Lagbaja has stated that the main objective of Civil Military Coordination Projects around the country is to complement already existing basic services, amenities and infrastructure in the communities. 

The COAS stated this at the commissioning and official handover ceremony of a newly built block of 4 Classrooms, one Staff room, Installation of Borehole and provision of 60 chairs and tables for students and staff of Ikare Grammar School, Ikare, Akoko LGA Ondo State executed by the Nigerian Army through an illustrious son of the community, Maj Gen Lukman Omoniyi. 

The COAS, represented by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2 Division Nigerian Army, Maj Gen Bamidele Alabi, stated that the Nigerian Army embarked on these projects with the sole aim of providing succor to the people in areas of needs, to further strengthen relationships in these communities as well as provide support to serving senior army officers and the Nigerian Army at large.

In his welcoming remarks, the facilitator and project executor, Maj Gen Lukman Omoniyi thanked the COAS for finding him worthy to benefit from this laudable idea and urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the projects. He admonished them to ensure proper maintenance so as to serve the purpose it was built in the first place. 

It would be recalled that Maj Gen Lukman Omoniyi is an alumnus of the school. In attendance at the occasion were the Chief of Civil Military Coordination Army Maj Gen NC Ugbo, Head of Service Ondo State, Commissioner of Education Ondo State, Royal fathers as well as students of the school.

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