National Security

Airforce Chief Speaks on Existing Synergy, Cooperation Among Nigerian Security Agencies

Air Marshall I.O. Amao exchanging sourvenirs with the North East Theatre Commander (OPHK) Major General Christopher Musa during a visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri on Wednesday, 30 November 2022.

The Nigerian Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal I.O. Amao, spoke on the existing synergy and cooperation among Nigerian security agencies while paying an operational visit to the Joint Task Force (JTF) North East (NE) Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) on Wednesday, 30 November 2022.

The CAS, who was received on arrival to the Theatre Command by the Theatre Commander, Major General C.G. Musa, disclosed that his visit was to encourage and appreciate the troops for their successes and to remind them on the need to remain focused and committed to the task ahead.

The CAS acknowledged the visible synergy existing between the security agencies and commended the Theatre Commander for ensuring all the security Components are working in harmony and closely with the Borno State Government, hybrid forces, civil society organizations and other critical stakeholders without any rancour. He urged the command to sustain the team spirit as peace is gradually returning to the North East.

In his remarks, the Theatre Commander expressed delight for the visit and thanked the CAS for his support and guidance particularly on the enormous support by the Air Component of OPHK and added that the Air Component has remained a major game changer in the ongoing CT-COIN operation.

In conclusion, Air Marshal Amao assured the Theatre of the provision of more platforms in the North East and further commended the seemless cooperation with the MNJTF.