The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General TY Buratai on Friday paid and unscheduled visit to Nigerian Army ‘Wounded in Action’ soldiers from the north east on hospital admission at 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Kaduna.
The soldiers were wounded by underground IEDS planted by Boko Haram terrorists in the North East while others were victims of gunshot injuries during crossfire with the terrorist group.
The Army Chief was conducted round the 4 Operation Lafiya Dole wards of the hospital by the Director, Major General Ikechukwu Bernard Okeke.
The COAS interacted and commiserated with each of the soldiers on admission as he went round from one bed to another.
During the visit, he also gave further directives on the review of the patient’s conditions, expedited treatment and proper care.
A statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman said, “Lt. General Buratai has always made it a point of duty to visit troops recuperating in hospital whenever he visits any military location.
The Chief of Army Staff was accompanied by some Principal Staff Officers and at the Army Headquarters.