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Nigerian Army builds 275 seat capacity computer lab for Ibokun Grammar School

By Linus Aleke
The Nigerian Army (NA), has commissioned the 275 seat capacity computer lab built for Ibokun Grammar School, as part of effort to encourage learning of ICT at the secondary school level.

Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement, said, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya extended the Chief of Army Staff Special Civil-Military Cooperation Intervention projects to Ibokun, in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State, in honour of the Chief of Accounts and Budget (Army), Maj Gen Adetokunbo Fayemiwo.


COAS, he said, introduced the Special Intervention Projects to support communities of serving senior officers of the Nigerian Army, who through diligence, dedication to duty and service to the nation have risen to the enviable rank of Major General.

Speaking during the project commissioning, Gen Yahaya pointed out that the Nigerian Army (NA) executes Quick Impact Projects in communities with a view to complement existing infrastructure and provide the desired succor in diverse areas of needs thereby promoting and strengthening Civil-Military Cooperation in such benefiting communities.

The COAS congratulated the project executor, Maj Gen Adetokunbo Fayemiwo, who is the Chief of Accounts and Budget (Army), for timely completion of the project and the quality of work done.

The Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, represented by the Deputy Governor, Prince Kola Adewusi called on all relevant agencies and stakeholders in the state to promptly activate necessary mechanisms to ensure the immediate functioning of the centre for the benefit of students in Obokun and the generality of the state.

Earlier, the project executor Maj Gen Fayemiwo expressed appreciation to the COAS for his transformational and pragmatic administration of the Nigerian Army, adding that several projects such as this have been funded by the COAS to give back to Nigerians and to put smiles on the faces of many.

He disclosed, that the Centre will afford students in Ibokun and other surrounding communities the opportunity of writing their WAEC, NECO and JAMB Computer Based examinations without embarking on tortuous long distance journeys to the metropolis.

Highpoint of the ceremony was planting of trees by the Chief of Army Staff to commemorate the event.

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