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COMMANDANT COMMISSIONS NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY WARRANT OFFICERS, SERGEANTS’ MESS, AFAKA

COMMANDANT COMMISSIONS NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY WARRANT OFFICERS, SERGEANTS’ MESS, AFAKA

The Commandant Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Maor j General JO Ochai commissioned the newly constructed NDA Warrant Officers’ and Sergeants’ ( WOS &SGTs) Mess in Afaka today Tuesday 6 February, 2024.

In his remarks, General Ochai admonished the Senior Non Commission Officers ( SNCO)who are the beneficiaries of the structure to make proper use of the Mess facilities and imbibe the culture of maintenance. He encouraged them to be prudent with their finances in order to take care of minor repairs on the structure.

The Commandant approved a take-off grant of one million naira for the start of business in the Mess and promised to landscape the surroundings of the structure for beautification.

General Ochai also promised to build an expanded hall to contain a larger number of SNCOs during meetings and other functions.

In his vote of thanks, the President Mess Committee (PMC), Master Warrant Officer Solomon Yabilsu, thanked the Commandant for providing such a magnificent edifice and described the occasion as a unique one in the history of the NDA especially for the members of WOs and Sgts Mess.

He expressed his appreciation to the Commandant whom he described as indefatigable, for the structure and assured him of putting it into judicious use.He used the occasion to disclose that very soon he would invite the Commandant for the laying of foundation for construction of more rooms.

The highlights of the event were the cutting of the commissioning ribbons, a symbolic handing over of keys for the edifice by the Commandant to the PMC and the signing of documents to signify the official taking over of the facilities by the PMC.

Other dignitaries who witnessed the occasion include, the Deputy Commandant, Air Vice Marshal SK Aneke and other Principals Staff Officers of the Academy.

Earlier,,the Commandant in a brief colourful event at the NDA Headquarters, formally handed over keys of official vehicles to some senior military and civilian staff of the Academy.He enjoined the benefiaries to ensure regular maintenance of the vehicles.