Participants of Army War College Nigeria (AWCN) Course 5/2021 are currently on a Geo – Strategic tour to the Republics of Liberia and Niger.
The tour which commenced on Sunday 8 August and will end on 14 August 2021, is an important component of the module on National Security.
A statement by Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, Director, Army Public Relations said, “It also constitutes a vital part of the College’s programme for the participants.
“The tour is designed to expose the participants to the geo – strategic environment and afford them the opportunity to appreciate the link between geo – strategic mechanisms and Nigeria’s foreign policy posture in the West African subregion.
“The theme for the 2021 Geo- Strategic Study Tour is ” Border Management and Regional Security Cooperation in West Africa”.
The Overall Tour Director, who is also the Commandant of the college, Maj Gen Solomon Udounwa urged the participants to be good ambassadors of Nigeria, the Nigerian Army and the college during the tour.
He urged them to make utmost use of the opportunity to upgrade their knowledge in regional diplomacy and security, as they are applicable to tackling both intra state and cross border regional security challenges.
The leader of the team visiting the Republic of Liberia is Brigadier General IU Akpan, while the Director of Studies, Brigadier General BA Alabi is leading team 2 to Niger Republic.