EVOLUTION OF A NEW DAWN IN NMS
AS RENOVATION PROJECTS TRANSFORM SCHOOL

THE Nigerian Military School (NMS) Zaria has in recent times been undergoing lots of infrastrutural make-over under the leadership of Brigadier General Muktar Mohammed Bunza, Commandant of the School. The projects which include COAS Intervention Projects, Commandant's Projects, NITDA Digital Capacity Building Centre, NCC Computer Laboratory, Interventions by Ex-Boys and many more have gradually been giving the school a new look befitting of an important institution of its repute.


"We are aware that some of the buildings are quite old and have not been renovated for a long time. We want our Boys and staff to dwell in environments that are safe, humane and conducive for learning and training for the boys and staff... Certainly, a new dawn has evolved with our deliberate efforts to reposition the Nigerian Military School", Brig Gen Bunza said.


The Commandant further added that the drive by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General TY Buratai and other stakeholders to create a conducive teaching and learning environment have yielded and continue to yield positive results.


Commenting on the renovation and repositioning efforts going on in the school, the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai expressed delight with the level of upgrade of training facilities in the School.


Commandant, NMS

⇑ Brig Gen MM Bunza in his office at HQ NMS ⇑



"Let me specially commend the ingenuity of the Commandant to attract interventions from individuals, groups and organizations especially the Ex-Boys for the development of the School", Lt Gen Buratai wrote in a goodwill message published in the school's 2018 edition of "The Junior Leader" magazine. The COAS further stated that this has enhanced the learning and well-being of the Boys and the Staff, and hopes that this initiative will continue and translate into academic excellence and Boys' performances upon their enlistment into the Nigerian Army. "The Army headquarters on its part will support the School in all ramifications to facilitate the training of the Boys", he assured.


RSM's house before and after renovation

⇑ COAS Project: RSM's house before and after renovation. ⇑



Following the precedence set by the Chief of Defence Staff, the Ex-Boys and other institutions have continued to key in to this drive by renovating the Nigerian Military School Cook House and the 7 Company Dining Halls to standard. Accordingly, several individual and sets of Ex-Boys have assisted in the upgrade of facilities in the School. Recently, Ex-Boys of 78/83 Set sponsored the renovation of the Science and Basic Technology laboratories while Ex-Boys of 97/03 Set carried out the renovation of the SS3 Classroom Complex. Other Ex-Boys of 83/88 and 92/98 Sets donated classroom furniture to the School while Ex-Boys of 98/04 Set also donated trophies to the School. The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation constructed and equipped an ultra-modern language laboratory with interactive multi-media board for the Nigerian Military School. Overall, these concerted efforts will surely improve on the quality of training in order to make the Boys refined leaders in the services.




COAS INTERVENTION PROJECTS IN NMS

CI Mil/Adjutant's house before

CI Mil/Adjutants house before renovation



CI Mil/Adjutant's house after

CI Mil/Adjutants house after renovation



CI Mil/Adjutant's House BQ

CI Mil/Adjutant's House BQ before and after renovation



New PN 110KVA generator

New PN 110KVA generator



Newly established tailoring shed

Newly established tailoring shed



Old and new transformers

Old transformer (left) and new transofrmers (right) provided under COAS Intervention



Renovated Calabar Company

Newly renovated Calabar Company



Renovated Unity Block

Newly Renovated Unity Block



Renovated Military Wing and Boys Bn HQ

Military Wing Complex (left) and Boys Bn HQ (right) renovated under COAS Intervention





COMMANDANT'S PROJECTS

Newly renovated HQ NMS

Newly renovated HQ NMS Complex



Newly renovated conference hall

Interior of newly renovated conference hall



Newly reconstructed NMS Quarter Guard

Newly reconstructed NMS Quarter Guard



Ambulance donated by Commandant NMS

Ambulance donated by Commandant NMS



Service Centre in Boys Line

Commissioning of Service Centre in Boys Line



Commandant's daily breakfast and lunch

Officers and civilian Staff at Commandant's daily breakfast and lunch



NMS Ranch

NMS Ranch



Newly refurbished Coaster bus

Newly refurbished Coaster bus





OTHER INTERVENTIONS

Language Laboratory constructed by NDIC

Language Laboratory constructed by Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC)



Interior view of RSM Danbazau Library

Interior view of RSM Danbazau Library, NMS



Intro Tech Workshop before and after renovation

Intro Tech Workshop before and after renovation by NMS Ex-Boys (Set 78/83)



Computer Lab constructed by NCC

Computer Lab constructed by NCC



Lockers and chairs donated by NMS Set 83

Lockers and chairs donated by NMS Set 83



Newly renovated Science Labs by NMS Ex-Boys (Set 78/83)

⇑ Newly renovated Science Labs by NMS Ex-Boys (Set 78/83) ⇑



Solar-powered computer centre donated by NITDA

Solar-powered computer centre donated by NITDA



Computer Lab constructed by NCC

Inside the solar energy-powered computer lab by NITDA



Chemistry Lab renovated by NMS Ex-Boys (Set 78/83)

Chemistry Lab renovated by NMS Ex-Boys (Set 78/83)



Physics Lab renovated by NMS Ex-Boys (Set 78/83)

Physics Lab renovated by NMS Ex-Boys (Set 78/83)



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