Navy lifts Ogun community with PPE, others

There was jubilation at Idota Tutun, an Ota community on the weekend  following the distribution of foodstuff and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to locals by the Nigerian Navy Training Command (NAVTRAC).

NAVTRAC, in celebration of the navy’s 64th anniversary gave out 350 luggage containing rice, noodles, vegetable oil, condiments, beans in addition to hand gloves and face masks to the community that hosts the Nigerian Navy School of Music (NNSM), Ota.

Although the presents had been handed over to the Ota monarch, Oba AbdulKabir Obalanlege on the community corridor with few company current, the locals who watched from their door steps showered praises on the service for remembering them on this attempting interval.

The locals who spoke in Yoruba with smiley faces, additionally clapped and cheered because the NN staff departed.

Handing over the objects, the performing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC)  NAVTRAC, Rear Admiral Idowu  Yusuf mentioned the command thought it sensible to understand the community for all their assist to the NNSM.


He mentioned: “The present world Coronavirus Disease pandemic affecting the nation has made the Nigerian Navy to switch this 12 months’s celebration. This knowledgeable the choice of Idota Tutun community, Otta, as one of many a number of communities to learn from the Chief of the Naval Staff ‘s COVID-19 palliatives to alleviate the hardship attributable to this world pandemic on our residents.

“It is designed to help 250 households with assorted meals and PPEs together with hand sanitisers, hand gloves and face masks.


Yusuf mentioned the presentation was working concurrently on the Nigerian Navy Provost and Regulatory School, Makurdi, Benue State and the Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology, Kachia, Kaduna, amongst different faculties beneath NAVTRAC.

He suggested the residents to stick strictly to the preventive measures aimed toward curbing the unfold of COVID-19, including that it was essential to keep up social distance.


In his remakes, Oba Obalanlege who was represented by the normal ruler of Idota Tutun, Oba Abdul-Akeem Kolawole mentioned: “For the Nigerian Navy to come back to the help of our individuals at this cut-off date is very appreciated.

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