BY ALIJO SYLVESTER, ABUJA – The Acting Corps Commander Medical (CCM) of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Clifford Wanda, has assured wounded soldiers of Operation LAFIYA DOLE fighting insurgency in the North-east of adequate medical attention and care.
Wanda, who gave this assurance during his operational visit to 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital (DMSH) in Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, 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 during which he interacted with patients and staff.
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.
Wanda, who said his visit was to familiarise and ascertain the performance of Medical personnel and equipment deployed in the North-east, 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 congratulated Wanda on his recent appointment as the Acting CCM of the Nigerian Army and briefed him on the activities of the hospital.