Mobile Kitchen Comes To Army Super Camp, Faskari
By Moses Uyang.
As part of his continuous innovative inputs to the Nigerian Army, the Commandant, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Maj. Gen. Jamilu Sarham, on Tuesday the 11th of August, 2020, donated a mobile field kitchen to the Special Army Super Camp 4, Faskari, Katsina State, to support ongoing anti-banditry operations.
This cooking equipment can serve as a bakery and can take about three hours to prepare meals for up to 400 persons.
Handling the mobile field kitchen to the Army Chief, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Gen. Sarham, noted that the donation was part of the Academy’s contributions to the war against banditry in the North-West.
He explained that the mobile field kitchen was configured and retrofitted on a Toyota Buffalo at the NDA Mechatronics Department.
The Commandant added that it was designed to support Army operations as part of the NDA research and development efforts.
According to him, “features on this kitchen are: a 2×120 litres cooking pot, 160 litres hot water thermo dispenser, 100 litres deep water and 20kg gas powered oven.
“Others include: a 7.5kg solar powered mixer and two KVA onboard solar inverter unit among others with multiple interior and exterior lights,” he said.
Impressed by the donation and while receiving the equipment, the Chief of Army Staff, commended the Academy for the innovation.
He further went to order for six more for the three other super camps in the North East and North Central.