Military commander visits wounded soldiers in Jos

Maj.-Gen. Abdusalam Abubakar, the Commander of OPSH and GOC 3 Division, whne he visited some wounded soldiers in JUTH.


The Commander, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Maj.-Gen. Abdusalam Abubakar, has visited some wounded soldiers currently undergoing treatment at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH).


Capt. James Oya, the Media Officer of OPSH, said in a statement on Wednesday, that affected personnel were those wounded in the ongoing special operation Hakorin Damisa IV.


Oya said Abubakar had during the visit, promised to foot the soldiers’ hospital bills, and extended the sympathy of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, to them.


The commander, who doubles as General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division of the Nigerian Army, Rukuba, reiterated the commitment of the military authority towards the welfare of soldiers and their families.


He insisted that welfare remained the best gift any commander could give his soldiers.


“We want to assure these wounded personnel of adequate medical treatment that will enable speedy recovery from the injuries sustained.


“The nation is proud of their selfless service and sacrifices towards ensuring a peaceful Plateau and the nation in general.


“The COAS, Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, has directed that the wounded heroes get comprehensive medical care, including further medical therapy overseas, if the need arises,” Abubakar said. (NAN)

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