The Acting Corps Commander Medical (CCM) of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Clifford Wanda has on Tuesday, 8th August 2017 assured wounded soldiers of Operation LAFIYA DOLE fighting insurgency in the North East of adequate medical attention and care.
A statement issued by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations Headquarters 7 Division, Lt. Col KINGSLEY SAMUEL said the acting CCM gave this assurance during his operational visit to 7 Divison Medical Services and Hospital (DMSH) in Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. He commended the soldiers for their commitment, bravery and service to the country. The Corps Commander who was accompanied on the visit by senior military officers of the Medical Corps embarked on facility tour of wards in 7 Division Hospital and interacted with patients as well as staff.
He said his visit was to familiarise and ascertain the performance of Medical personnels and equipment deployed in the North East. He extolled the leadership qualities of the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) , 7 Division Brigadier General Ibrahim Manu Yusuf and called for support to him in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists within the 7 Division Area of Responsibility in Borno State. He promised to look into the challenges confronting the Hospital with a view to finding solutions to them.
Earlier in his welcome remarks, the Acting Commander 7 DMSH, Lieutenant Colonel Ndidi Onuchukwu thanked the Acting Corps Commander for the visit to the Hospital. He congratulated him on his recent apppointment as the Acting CCM of the Nigerian Army and briefed him on the activities of the Hospital.