More Soldiers Tender Resignation Over Alleged Corruption, Low Morale As Nigerian Army Increases ‘Feeding’ Allowance From N1,000 To N1,200 For Personnel
The Nigerian Army has announced the upward review of Ration Cash Allowance for its personnel.
The RCA takes care of the feeding of Nigerian military personnel in lieu of “central feeding”.
Where the central feeding arrangement is available, the affected personnel are fed centrally…..CONTINUE READING
“RCA is applicable under the following conditions: 1. Military personnel on residential courses at military institutions outside their normal place of abode.
“2. Military personnel on 24-hour guard
“3. Military personnel on hospital admission in military hospitals.
“4. Military personnel on approved military exercises and operations.
“5. Military personnel on escort or temporary duty lasting 24 hours or more outside their duty station.”
In the signal exclusively obtained by SaharaReporters, the army said the move was sequel to the recent removal of fuel subsidy by the Nigerian government which had caused increment in prices of goods and services across the country.
The signal was dated July 28 and signed by E.E. Emekah, a Major General on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff.
“Sequel to the recent removal of fuel subsidy by the Federal Government of Nigeria, with its attendant rise in the prices of goods and services across the country, the COAS has graciously approved upward review of Ration Cash Allowance (RCA) for troops from One Thousand Naira (N1,000:00) to One Thousand Two Hundred Naira (N1,200.00) with effect from August 2023,” it read….CONTINUE READING