Army Chief, Senior Military Officers Take first Covid-19 vaccine
Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Army led by its Chairman, Hon Abdulrasak Saad Namdas on Friday paid a working visit to the Headquarters, Nigerian Army. The visit was their first time at the Headquarters since the appointment of Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru as the Chief of Army Staff.
Upon arrival at the AHQ, the Committee members held a meeting with the Chief of Army Staff and Principal Staff officers at the Headquarters.
The meeting provided opportunity for COAS and his PSOs to interact with the members of the Committee being the first of such platform since his assumption of office as the Chief of Army Staff.
Meanwhile, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, today, Friday 26 March 2021, received first shot of Covid-19 vaccine in his office.
A number of Principal Staff Officers at the Headquarters including the Chief of Policy and Plans, Chief of Army Administration and Director of Army Public Relations equally took the first dose of the vaccine.
The vaccination of Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff against the dreaded Covid-19 was witnessed by a cross section of Defence correspondents.
The COAS enjoined officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army and indeed the general public to endeavor to be vaccinated. He thanked the Federal Government for making the Covid-19 vaccination possible in the country.
Director Army Public Relations
26 March, 2021