Army approves overhaul of obsolete logistics in Northeast theatre of operations

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya on Wednesday, approved the total overhauling of obsolete logistics in North East theatre operations.

This was disclosed by the Commander Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps, Major General Ayobami Ibikunle during his operational visit to the headquarters’ Sector 2 Joint Task Force, North East Operation HADIN KAI in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital.

Recall that the Nigerian Army has faced challenges of obsolete equipment in the fight against insurgents in the north east of the country.

Major General Ayobami disclosed that the aim of his visit was to get first hand information and on the spot assessment of the overall situation of logistics in the Theatre.

He assured the troops of robust induction of new logistics in the fight against insurgency and terrorism. He commended the Sector for all operational achievements and successes recorded so far.

Earlier in his welcome address, the Commander, Sector 2 Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI, Brigadier General Adamu Nura represented by the Sector Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Isangubong Akpaumontia highlighted some of the logistics challenges confronting the sector to the Army Chief Logistician.

He thanked the Corp Commander on his quick logistics interventions so far.

The Corps Commander Ordnance also visited the Army headquarters Logistic Base III in Damaturu to conduct on-the-spot assessment of logistics and was equally briefed by the Commander of the base, Colonel Ja’afra Ibrahim.

The high point of the visit was the presentation of a plaque to the Commander, Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps by Sector 2 Chief of Staff.