Abuja -? The welfare of troops is paramount and all measures necessary
will be followed to achieve this, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of
Defence, Danjuma Sheni, has said.
He gave the assurance during a meeting with Chief of
Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja
Sheni was in the Defence Headquarters to boost the morale
of the military personnel and to get acquitted with the Chief of Defence Staff
and the Principal Staff Officers.
?He explained the defence was a key ministry as far as
national security was concerned, thus the troops’ sacrifice in the ongoing war
against insurgency remained praise-worthy.
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Sheni then pledged unwavering support to the Defence
Headquarters and its operations.
?Olonisakin meanwhile lauded the
Ministry on its efforts to motivate the troops through welfare package.
He solicited for more and better accommodation for
Olonisakin urged the Ministry of Defence to
specially look into the troops’ welfare through the establishment of a life
assurance and other packages for military personnel.
- CAJ News