OrderPaperToday – The House of Representatives committee on Army on Wednesday expressed it readiness to visit most formations of the Nigerian army across the country to acquaint themselves with the challenges confronting the force.
Chairman of the committee, Mr. Abdulrasak Namdas (APC, Adamawa) made this known at an inaugural meeting of the committee held at the National Assembly complex, Abuja. He said the committee would conduct the tour in conjunction with their “hit the ground running.”
Mr. Namdas said the committee would “hit the ground running by immediately embarking on a joint committee tour with our Senate counterparts to selected Army formations to acquaint ourselves with the challenges faced by our officers and men.
“I believe by taking an on-the-spot assessment of the formations, we will be better equipped to appreciate the challenges and acquire the wherewithal to appropriate funds for the Army.”