We Will Decisively End Insecurity -Defence Minister

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The Minister of Defence Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) has restated the determination of the troops in the various fields of operation to decisively end insecurity across the country.

According to a statement by the ministry, General Magashi stated this at the graduation ceremony of the Course Five (5) Participants of the Army War College, AWC.

Uncommon Valour

The Minister of Defence who was represented as Special guest of honour at the ceremony by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Defence Musa Istifanus said the moral of the troops is high as they continued to exhibit uncommon valour in battles and unparalleled doggedness in decimating the criminal elements at various Operational locations in the country.

While assuring the troops of the commitment of the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari in providing needed critical fighting equipments.


He promised continued support to Operational Level Training which is being conducted in the War Colleges.

The Defence Minister acknowledged the impressive performance and the relevance of the Army War College in speaking directly to the plethora of security challenges bedeveling the country.

National Security

He said the objective of the College is commendably focused on promoting National Security imperatives, Military Strategy and Operational Arts to equip gentlemen Officers with the right knowledge and skills for optimum performance in the complex 21st Century Security environment.

The Commandant, Army War College Major General Soloman Udounwa said the sixty three graduands drawn from the Tri-Services, Paramilitary and friendly Countries have been found worthy in learning and character.

He also conferred the Award of Fellow of the Army War College on graduands and charged them to remain good Ambassadors of the College which was established in 2017.


Lateefah Ibrahim

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