…Says FG plans to revamp the industry to full production capacity.
The Honourable Minister of State for Defence, Dr Bello Muhammed Matawalle MON, has charged the staff and engineers of the Defence Industry Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) to improve on their performances as Federal Government plans to revamp and scale up the industry to a full production capacity in the production of Military equipment and hardwares.
Matawalle made this known during his maiden visit to DICON facilities in Kaduna State.
Addressing the staff of the industry, he said: “As the technical personnel of this promising industry, your professionalism and dedication to work is paramount in sustaining the vision and growth of this industry. We will ensure you get adequate funding to achieve this.”
The Director General of DICON, Maj Gen A.E. Edet lauded the Minister of State for his words of encouragement and assured hm of DICON’s unwavering commitment to its vision and objective which it was set up.
As part of his maiden tour of DICON, the Minister of State visited the DICON’s Special Equipment Factory, Ballistic Helmet Production Unit, Tailoring Unit, amongst others.
Attari M. Hope
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