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…
THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF DICON
“To Transform DICON for Maximum Output Towards National Defence and Enterprise, I pledge to Catalyse all Directorates and Units through Target-driven Endeavours, Improved Welfare and Focused Leadership.”
– Major General BO OgunkaleDSS psc fndu MSc MNSE FNMS MNImechE Ceng