Army Strengthens Partnership With Nigcomsat

Nigerian Army has restated its commitment to strengthen its partnership with Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) for a formidable communication infrastructure.

This resolution was reached yesterday when the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja received the management team of NIGCOMSAT, led by the managing director/chief executive officer, Engr Tukur Lawal at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.

In a statement by the director of Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, the COAS appreciated NIGCOMSAT for providing fast, reliable, and secured communication to Army formations, which he noted, has positively impacted the operational efficiency of the NA.

He pledged to sustain the collaboration between the NA and NIGCOMSAT, stressing that the relationship with the agency has been positively rewarding.

In his remarks, the managing director of  NIGCOMSAT, Engr Tukur Lawal commended the NA for the feedback received on NIGCOMSAT services and the mutual collaboration between the two organizations.

He said NIGCOMSAT was established to provide seamless connectivity and satellite communication through technological innovation.

He stressed that NA needed to collaborate with NIGCOMSAT to promote operational effectiveness and the territorial defense of the nation.

He urged the NA to actively participate in the next satellite launch by the agency, in furtherance of national defense and security, through the collaborative development of secure communication infrastructure.

Both parties maintained that there were areas of challenges, which they both agreed to ameliorate to enhance productivity.

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