The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has stated that despite current challenges of insecurity, the Nigerian Army under his leadership will be better repositioned and reformed for optimal efficiency and delivery of desired results.
He stated this just as he charged General Officers Commanding and Brigade Commanders to devise multi-dimensional, multi-disciplinary and multi-faceted approaches to defeat all adversaries and challenges
The COAS stated this at the 2 Division auditorium, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Ibadan, on the occasion of First Senior Command and Leadership Seminar for Brigade Commanders and General Officers Commanding.
The COAS stated that the Army will be better under his current leadership through training and retraining in order to attain the anticipated results capable of checkmating the challenges currently being faced by the country.
He acknowledged that the country is facing formidable and unprecedented attacks from non state actors and security threats that are unstructured.
A statement by Brig Gen Mohammed Yerima, Director, Army Public Relations quoted the COAS emphasizing that the Nigerian Army under his watch would do things differently towards better outcome.
According to him, mechanisms are already in motion to reinvigorate training and to effectively plan and conduct operations, drawing lessons from previous operations.