COAS lauds NIGCOMSAT on operational efficiency

Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd has been commended for its capacity in providing satellite services for the Armed Forces and the Nigerian Army.
The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS) Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja made the commendation
when he received the Managing Director, NIGCOMSAT Ltd, Mr Tukur Lawal, who paid him a courtesy call on Wednesday in Abuja.
Lagbaja said the Nigerian Army was conscious of the Nigerian facility and would collaborate with NIGCOMSAT Ltd as it prepares the launch of a second Communications Satellite otherwise known as NigComSat-2.
He, however, requested the inclusion of the Army personnel in the design of the second Satellite and also the training
of the Army in the Command and Control of the communications satellite for security purpose.
Earlier,The Managing Director of NIGCOMSAT Ltd, Mr Tukur Lawal, expressed optimism on the collaboration between the Nigeria Army and NIGCOMSAT Ltd, stating that the Nigeria Army remains the ‘pride of the nation’.
The Nigerian Army and NIGCOMSAT Ltd have agreed to form a committee with the view to having a Memorandum of Umderstanding to facilitate the collaboration.

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