The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, on Monday, delivered a paper on the challenges of fighting terrorism.
Buratai addressed an international audience at the Rwandan Defence Force Command and Staff College National Security Symposium 2017, in Musanze, Rwanda.
In the presentation, the COAS dwelled on causes of terrorism, the fight against boko haram, terrorism, challenges and prospects with emphasis on the successes recorded and respect for human rights.
Also on the panel of discussants at the symposium were Lieutenant General Robert Kariuki Kibochi, Commander of Kenya Army, Brigadier General Joseph Nzabamwita, National Secretary of National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) of Rwanda, amongst others.
The aim of the symposium was to deliberate on matters of national, regional, continental and security among the guest speakers, panelists and the participants.
The theme of this year’s symposium is “Contemporary Security Challenges: The African Perspective.”