June 27, 2014

Army re-assures on combating terrorism

Ilorin – The Nigerian Army on Friday re-assured its commitment toward combating terrorism in the country.

The Nigerian Army Education Corps (NAEC)’s Commander, Maj.-Gen. Sunday Adebayo, gave the assurance at the graduation of 15 Executive Management Officers in Illorin.

Adebayo congratulated the participants and urged them to contribute meaningfully to the fight against terrorism in Nigeria.

He said the officers had been engaged in a rigorous academic exercise in the past three months.

Also speaking, the corps’ Deputy Commandant, Col. Bamidele Terefa, said that the course was aimed at broadening their knowledge in management, peace and strategic thinking.

Terefa said the skills acquired by the officers would help them in carrying out their assignment both at the national and international level.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the participants were drawn from Oyo, Enugu, FCT, Benue and Plateau states. (NAN)