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Armed forces college graduates 235 personnel

Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral, Auwal Zubairu Gambo during the graduation ceremony of junior course ninety-one held at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji Kaduna State. Photo. Usman Sani

Members of the Armed forces have been charged to contribute meaningfully towards containing current security challenges in line with global best practices.

Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Auwal Zubairu Gambo gave the charge at the graduation ceremony of junior course ninety-one held at the Armed forces Command and Staff College, Jaji Kaduna State.

Vice Admiral Gambo said as the Federal Government continues to pursue its transformation agenda, their actions particularly during counter-insurgency operations were crucial, and must be guided by the armed forces act.

He said the course has sharpened their minds to handle contemporary security challenges.

The Naval Chief pointed out that Nigeria’s commitment to international peace would continue to require the services of the graduands, and charged them to prepare to serve gallantly.

Commandant of the College, Air Vice Marshal Ebenezer Olayinka Alade explained that the junior course was an intense training and academic activities designed to develop the command, analytical and communication skills of the officers, as well as to equip them to efficiently operate during single, joint, multi-agency and combined operations.

235 personnel alongside Police, Customs, Correctional Service, Defence Intelligence Agency, Road Safety Corps, Civil Defence Corps as well as Seven allied officers graduated after undergoing 23 weeks of intensive training.

Usman Sani

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