Nigerian Army Reiterates Importance Of Training In Combating Insurgency

Chief of Army Staff COAS Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has reiterated the importance of training in the fight against insurgency and terrorism in the country.

Yahaya reiterated this in Ogoja, Cross River, when he flagged off the Nigerian Army Inter Divisions Combat Company Orienteering Competition.

He also said that the competition would enhance the leadership development of junior commanders.

He commended the 82 Division on the choice of Ogoja for the competition, adding that the terrain provided all features needed for training of the nature.

Earlier, Major General Umar Musa, General Officer Commanding 82 Division Nigerian Army, acknowledged the emphasis the Nigerian Army under the current leadership of COAS placed on training.

He expressed confidence that the competition would be adventurous and entertaining.