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Army Chief seeks inter-agency cooperation on security


ABUJA – Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Azubuike Ihejirika, has disclosed that the war against terrorism, Boko Haram bombings and other deadly attacks will only be successfully tackled and defeated if genuine cooperation existed among all security agencies in the country.

General Ihejirika, who  made the disclosure at the opening of the Training Week of the Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police in Abuja yesterday, also announced the resuscitation of the Military Police Dog Section now designated ‘Dog Platoon’, which is a prelude to the establishment of Nigerian Army Dog Centre.

He said:  “The setting up of the Dog Centre at Iyana Ipaja, Lagos, where training of Army War dogs for low intensity conflicts and military operations will be undertaken.

“The war dogs would be employed in the detection of explosives and narcotics, urban search and rescue, tracking, patrol and guard duties and cadaver find.”


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