In a continued effort to enhance civil military cooperation between Nigerians and the Nigerian Army (NA) the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has commissioned a block of fully furnished 3 classrooms, a block of 6 toilets and borehole at the Baptist Day School  Ita Iyalode in Abeokuta, Ogun State

Speaking on the motive behind the civil military project, the COAS ably represented by the Chief of Civil Military Affairs (CCMA) Major General Markus Kangye explained that the project was a symbol of friendship between the NA and the civil society. The CCMA disclosed that  the notion behind the  COAS Special Intervention Civil Military Cooperation Project was to give back to the community whose sons and daughters  served the nation and have through dint of hard work and diligence attained the pinnacle of their career as a serving major general of the NA. 

The facilitator of the project Major General Olufunmilola Soleye (retired) while giving insight into the project said that he did not attend the school but the  school has produced some great leaders of the country such as former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Late Moshood Abiola among several others. He lauded the efforts of the COAS for approving the special intervention project describing it as his civil military project for his community. He  disclosed that most of the special intervention projects were focus on primary and secondary institutions in order to develop the basis of education which is at the primary level.

In his goodwill message the Akagun of Owu kingdom Chief Ishola Akinshipo  thanked the COAS for his support to Owu community and promised that the infrastructure will be put to good use. He further thanked the COAS for improving the welfare of the community as the infrastructure will bring about convenience to the People of the community. 

Highlights of the occasion includes group photographs and presentations of plaque to Dr Onoalapo Soleye (father of Gen Soleye rtd) and Chief Ishola Akinshipo (Akogun of Owu kingdom). 

Present during the occasion were Maj Gen GO Adesina, PSO’s from AHQ, Directors of DCMA, Rep of GOC 81 Div, Brig Gen IE Akpaumontia , Comd 35 AB, Brig Gen IM Abdullahi,  Officers and chiefs as well as members of the Owu community.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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