… Jude Johnson
The Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has addressed African military chiefs on effective strategies for counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations.
Buratai on Monday presented a paper on “Contemporary approaches to fighting terrorism: Challenges and Prospects” at the Rwandan Defence Force Command and Staff College National Security Symposium 2017, which has the theme, “Contemporary Security Challenges: The African Perspective”, Musanze, Rwanda.
The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, in a statement said the COAS in tjr presentation, dwelt on causes of terrorism, the fight against Boko Haram terrorism, challenges and prospects with emphasis on the successes recorded and respect for human rights.
Also on the panel of discussants at the symposium were Lieutenant General Robert Kariuki Kibochi, Commander of Kenya Army, Brigadier General Joseph Nzabamwita, National Secretary of National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) of Rwanda, amongst others.
The aim of the symposium was to deliberate on matters of national, regional, continental and security among the guest speakers, panelists and the participants.