By Augustine Ehikioya
Boosting capacity, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Major General Taoreed Lagbaja has assured the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Jaji, Nigeria of continued support and intervention in infrastructural development of the College.
He gave the assurance on Monday 10 July, 2023, when he received in audience, the Commandant AFCSC, Air Vice Marshall Hassan Alhaji at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.
The COAS, in a statement by the Director Army Public Relations,
Brigadier General, Onyema Nwachukwu, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA), congratulated the Commandant on his appointment and appreciated the existing partnership between the College and the NA.
He assured that under his command the NA will remain disposed to supporting the College, especially in the areas of electricity supply and accommodation, among others in order to facilitate the realization of the College’s set objectives.
The Army Chief noted that over the years, the College had “lived up to expectations, as it produced well trained officers for the Armed Forces of Nigeria and the NA in particular,”
He stressed that this has positively impacted on operational engagements of the NA, both at home and abroad.
In supporting the institution, the Army Chief also offered “free services of the Nigerian Army Cyberwarfare Command to enhance integrated Information Communication Technology (ICT) status of the college in its training exercises and administration of students.”
Speaking earlier, the Commandant AFCSC, Air Vice Marshal Hassan Alhaji, lauded the NA for being of tremendous support to the College in past years.
He disclosed that the College has witnessed huge improvement in its curriculum, as it is now being tailored towards specific needs of the services.
The College, he said, is keen at leveraging on ICT to enhance students’ administration, registration, training directives and accommodations in its effort to enhance productivity.