National Security

Nigeria: Northeast Theatre Command OPHK Plays Host to Army War College Study Tour

Army War College Nigeria delegation visits Northeast Theatre Commander in Maiduguri. Friday, 7 October 2022.

The Theatre Command Joint Task Force (JTF) North East (NE) Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) played host to a study tour by a delegation of Army War College Nigeria (AWCN) Directors, Members of Faculty and Participants of AWCN Course 6 of 2022 led by its commandant, Maj. Gen. B.A. Alabi.

On arrival, the Commandant paid a courtesy visit to the Theatre Commander JTF NE OPHK, Maj. Gen. C.G. Musa at the Command Headquarters.

Thereafter, he and his team proceeded to the Theatre Conference Hall where the participants were thoroughly briefed on the activities of JTF NE OPHK.

The Commandant disclosed that the visit was aimed at exposing participants to the current asymmetric military operations going on in the North East; bearing in mind that knowledge of such operational tactics, techniques, and procedures as well as challenges will aid them develop better strategies in tackling terrorism as future senior commanders in the NA.

While expressing immense appreciation for the warm reception and detailed brief, Maj. Gen. Alabi commended the Theatre Commander for the improved synergy between the military, para-military agencies, hybrid forces, Borno state government, civilian components as well as other critical stakeholders in the North East.

The team also lauded the impressive improvement and tireless efforts of the Theatre Commander and his team in ensuring that peace and normalcy return to the region.

In his remarks, the Theatre Commander urged the participants to “open their minds to learning”. He also assured them that the Theatre remain committed in achieving the set objectives of National Security Mandate of the President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, President Mohammadu Buhari as well as actualizing the vision of the Service Chiefs.

He further revealed that the war against terrorism in the North East will soon come to an end as the FG and State Governments are taking necessary steps towrds a successful Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Programme.

Highlight of the event was the brief delivered by Ch J3, Col BC Eze, interactive session, presentation of souvenir and group photograph.