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Military set to commence manufacturing of military hardware

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

The Commandant, National Defence College, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade has stated that the Nigerian military has taken steps towards the manufacture of military hardware. Alade gave the indication in Abuja on Thursday while addressing State House correspondents after he led the Course 24 of the college on a courtesy visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House.

According to him, the Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) in Kaduna is being strengthened to produce arms while the military industrial complex will produce heavy military equipment.

“We have an institution that was established basically to help develop production of hardware. That is the Defence Industry Corporation, which is located at Kaduna. That institution is being strengthened; I believe that in the new dispensation a lot of things will start happening. As we speak, they produce rifles and some other hardware.

“But I can assure you that we have started. Just recently we had a defence cooperation workshop with South Africa and that workshop was held at the Defence College and that is the beginning.

“We want to develop our military industrial complex and within that framework we will be able to manufacture hardware and even the software as well.’’

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