Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar has charged junior officers of the country’s armed forces to be alive to their responsibility for effective service delivery.
Represented by Chief of Policy and Plans, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao, the Chief of Air Staff who gave the charge during the graduation ceremony of Junior Course 89 of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Kaduna State explained that the course appellation confers more responsibility in the quality and output of field and staff work.
The Air chief pointed out that the junior course is structured to lay a solid foundation and prepare participants for operational level field and staff work, which is constantly reviewed to enable participants, cope with the ever changing nature of warfare and insecurity.
According to Air Marshal Abubakar, Nigeria’s commitment to international peace will continue to require their services as military observers, staff officers or members of contingents in multinational operations.
Earlier in an address, Commandant of the college, AVM Abubakar Sadick Liman said, the course is aimed at developing the command, leadership, management, analytical and communication skills of the students in order to equip them to efficiently operate during single service, joint, combined and multi agency operations, among others.
The Twenty-five week course had 182 students from the Army, Air Force, Navy, Paramilitary agencies and Foreign Nationals from Burkina Faso, Cote D’Ivoire, Cameroun, Gambia, Ghana and Togo.