The ministry of defence has been directed to begin the rehabilitation of military barracks nationwide.
The directive was given by President Muhammadu Buhari under the Barracks Intervention Project.
This was disclosed by Mrs Nuratu Batagarawa, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, Mrs. Nuratu Batagarawa.
Speaking at the opening of the Nigerian Navy officers’ quarters in Kubwa, Abuja, she said work has already started.
She said, “In line with the present administration’s policies, Mr. President had asked the Ministry of Defence to carry out a comprehensive intervention in the rehabilitation of military barracks and bases nationwide.
“The ministry has commenced work and a technical assessment visit to the Phase 2 Barracks Intervention Project is ongoing. In view of the navy’s peculiar inadequate barracks accommodation situation, more consideration will be given to ensure delivery of more living quarters to navy personnel.”