2 The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, who inaugurated the projects on Tuesday, said that the projects were part of the efforts by the Nigerian Army aimed at fulfilling its Corporate Social Responsibilities.
4 Of the 28 classroom blocks, 12 were inaugurated at the Army Children Primary School, while six were at the Army Day Secondary School, both in Obinze, Owerri West Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
6 Speaking at the various locations, the Army Chief thanked the communities for cooperating with his officers and soldiers and urged them to maintain a robust relationship with the Nigerian Army.
8 According to him, the social needs would help to make life easier for the people and improve civil-military relations in the areas.
9 “We are very conscious of our responsibilities toward our host communities and that is why we decided to, in the spirit of nationhood, embark on these projects.
10 “We are confident that these projects, when put to their best use, would not only benefit the people but also improve civil-military relations in our areas of operation,’’ he said.
13 NewsSourceCredit: NAN