The Defence Headquarters Logistic Team, ‘Vertically Integrated Logistic Approach’ (VILA) has paid a working visit to Headquarters 7 Division Maiduguri Borno State, as parts of efforts to reposition Nigerian Armed Forces operation in the North East for better performance.
In his remark, the Chief of Defence Logistics Major General Hong Garba stated that, the team was in the Division to inspects logistics equipment being used in the ongoing fight against insurgency with a view to improve on the deficiency and challenging areas.
He further stated that the visit is a follow up of their last tour to the theatre of Operation Lafiya Dole.
Earlier in his remark, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Brigadier General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu thanked the team for the visit.
He added that the visit would avail the team the opportunity to get first hand information about the Division’s logistics holding for better repositioning and performance in the ongoing war against insurgency in the region.
The team comprising of Army, Navy and Air Force officers including expatriates is being facilitated by United States Department of Defence.
The team earlier visited 7 Division Garrison, 107 Division Equipment Support (DES) and 7 Division Base Ordinance Depot (BOD) where they were briefed by the respective commanders.
The Chief of Defence Logistics was accompanied during the visit by the Coordinator VILA, Major General John Dzarwa (retired), Mr. Richard Kemp,
Mr. John Klotsko and Lieutenant Colonel Sean Mcclure.
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