By Sani Wilson Enemona
Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Farouk Yahaya, on Thursday, inaugurated the newly completed official residence of regimental sergeant major of 8 Division, Sokoto.
Daily Star Nigeria learnt that the inauguration was in continuation of his operational tour of Northwestern Nigeria
It was also gathered that the two residences which were built to accommodate RSM of 8 Division and that of Garrison Command were built to give the officers a befitting accommodation.
The Army boss also said the inauguration of the residence was part of his welfare agenda in a prestigious recognition of the office of RSM in the Nigerian Army and also to boost their morale to serve the force better.
The General Officer Commanding, Nigerian Army 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Uwem Bassey, in his remark stated that the gesture was part of COAS’s directive to massively construct a befitting official residence for RSMs in all the Divisions across the country.
General Yahaya, inaugurated other projects at the Garrison Command after touring the barracks to inspect some facilities.
Highlight of the event was the presentation of the keys of the houses to the two beneficiaries by the COAS.