- Major General BO Ogunkale DSS psc fndu MSc MNSE FNMS MNImechE Ceng
The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria was established by an Act of Parliament in 1964. Consequently a West German manufacturing firm Fritz Werner was assigned the task of providing technical expertise and set up the Ordnance Factory in Kaduna .
The first Technical Partner of the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) was Fritz Werner of Western Germany. FW designed and built the Kaduna Ordnance Factories in 1964 with the following production capacities...
"I have no doubt about DICON performing beyond expectation" - Perm. Sec, MOD
Defence Industries Corporation (DICON) was primarily established to produce small Arms and Ammunition for the use of the Nigerian Army and other Security agencies.
The Corporation also uses its excess capacity to produce machinery spare parts for industries and other products for civilian use.
The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria has struck some partnerships with manufacturers, raw material companies, research institutes and relevant bodies for the actualisation of shared aspirations.