To overcome the nation’s security difficulties, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has urged military leaders to foster cooperation and courtesy with other stakeholders.
Yahaya made the call while addressing students of the Nigerian Air Force War College Course 8/2022 in a lecture titled “Military Strategic Leadership: My Perspective.”
This was stated in a statement released on Friday in Abuja by Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, director of Army Public Relations.
For operational success and the achievement of the shared objective of safeguarding the country, he said it was crucial to creating createand friendly working relationsrelationships stakeholders in the security sector.
According to the COAS, commanders should make sure there is a collaboration between Ministries, Departments, and Agencies as well as other services and security partners.
AVM Shayo Olatunde, the Commandant of the College, had earlier stated that the development of participants’ capacities as future military leaders depended heavily on their training in military strategic leadership.
Olatunde thanked Yahaya and noted that he was the first COAS to give a lecture at the college.
At the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering, Markurdi, the newly built 4-bedroom official residence of the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) has been opened by Yahaya.
Nwachukwu reported that the COAS stated that the project was a component of efforts to ensure the welfare of people and give RSMs in the Nigerian army more power.
The COAS emphasized that the project is one of the welfare initiatives meant to revive and fortify the role of the RSM as stewards of regimentation and discipline in the Nigerian army.
He gave orders to all RSMs to preserve order in all army formations and units.
“Gen. Yahaya also opened the newly rebuilt Command Children School as a part of the Nigerian army’s various civil-military collaboration initiatives.
The newly inaugurated project, according to Maj.-Gen. Joseph Omali, Commandant of the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering, “would undoubtedly bring relief to both personnel and the civil community,” he continued.
The Chief of Operations was there for the project’s launch (Army). Olufemi Akinjobi, Major General, Provost Marshal (Army). Maj.-Gen. Robert Aiyenigba, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Salihu, Chief of Military Intelligence (Army), and Maj.-Gen. Kevin Aligbe, Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke.
Others include Brig.-Gen. Yahaya Abdulhamid, Commandant of the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies, and Air Officer Commanding, Tactical Air Command, AVM Precious Amadi.