DHQ receives 20 new Armored Personnel Carriers

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The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Abubakar Kana has handed over 20 Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) to the Defence Headquarters To boost operational effectiveness of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

Speaking at the ceremony, Dr Kana emphasized the importance of bolstering the nation’s defense capabilities to effectively address emerging security challenges.

“This handover marks a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to strengthen the operational readiness of our Armed Forces. These Armored Personnel Carriers will provide our troops with enhanced protection and mobility, enabling them to carry out their duties more effectively in safeguarding our nation’s sovereignty.” stated the Permanent Secretary

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, in a remark expressed gratitude for the acquisition of the Armoured Personnel Carriers, underscoring their strategic importance in enhancing the Armed Forces’ ability to respond swiftly and decisively to security threats.

“The acquisition of these Armored Personnel Carriers underscores our commitment to equipping our troops with the necessary resources to confront evolving security challenges. I commend the Ministry of Defence for its unwavering support and dedication to strengthening our national defense capabilities.” stated CDS.

The handover ceremony witnessed by the Chief of Defence Intelligence, Major General Emmanuel Undiandeye signifies a pivotal move in Nigeria’s ongoing efforts to enhance its defence capabilities and safeguard national security.

With the acquisition of the 20 Armored Personnel Carriers, the Nigerian Armed Forces are better equipped to tackle the challenges of the modern security landscape and uphold peace and stability across the nation.


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