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Defence ministry gets 20 armoured personnel carriers

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The Ministry of Defence, on Wednesday, handed over 20 newly acquired Armored Personnel Carriers to the Defence Headquarters to enhance the professional capabilities of troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

This is contained in a statement by Dr Ibrahim Kana, Permanent Secretary of the MoD in Abuja on Thursday.

The APCs were handed over to the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa, by the PS.

In his remarks at the handing-over event, Kana said that the step was geared towards bolstering the nation’s defence capabilities to effectively address emerging security challenges

He also that it was geared towards enhancing the operational capabilities of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

According to him, this handover marks a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to strengthen the operational readiness of our Armed Forces.

“These Armored Personnel Carriers will provide our troops with enhanced protection and mobility, enabling them to carry out their duties more effectively in safeguarding our nation’s sovereignty.”

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