Nigerian Army Has Launched Four Anti-land Mines Vehicles Manufactured in Nigeria
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has today 1st of August commissioned four anti-land mines vehicles the at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre Asokoro, Abuja.
The vehicles are to enhance its capacity in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.
The anti-land mines vehicles are manufactured in Nigeria in collaboration with Proforce Limited.
The development is in line with the Local Content Policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the desire and efforts of the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai for the Army to be self reliant and the need to develop indigenous production of Defence hardware.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Olonisakin commended the Army Chief of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, for his commitment in the fight against insurgency and other forms of insecurity across the Nigerian.
Gen Olonisakin also reassured Nigerians that the Nigerian armed forces must continue to develop capacity to confront and stabilize the security situations in the country.
Under the leadership of Lt Gen Buratai, Nigerian Army has successfully established the first ever Army vehicle Manufacturing company in Nigeria and indeed in Africa and it has already commenced the manufacture/production of various types of Armored Personnel Carriers, MRAP, Mine Clearance System, ballistic vests, military boots combat, bullets proof vehicles, ballistic helmets, protective jackets among other military hardware.
With this recent development, all forms of insecurity will be subdued and peace will be restored in all parts of the nation.