Spiritual Warfare: Army Convenes Seminar Over Insurgency, Crimes
The second edition of the Nigerian Army Spiritual Warfare Seminar is scheduled to hold tomorrow by 8am, says Col. Sagir Musa, spokesperson for the Army.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, according to a statement issued by Musa, is expected to be the special guest of honour at the event.
The seminar is billed to take place at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), in Abuja.
It is coming barely six days after Boko Haram fighters massacred over 100 rice farmers and fishermen in Koshobe village, near Zabamari, in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.
PRNigeria gathered that the programme is expected to find ways of tackling insurgency and other violent crimes, through the instrumentality of religion and spiritualism.
Nigerian Army Commissions Hostel Facility for Midwifery School
The Nigerian Army has Commissioned Hostel Facility at the School of Basic Midwifery, Kisi, in Arepo Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The project is part of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai several contributions in support of the Nigerian Army non-kinetic line of operation. The Nigerian Army, aware of the high level of cooperation and goodwill it enjoy from the civil populace across the country; has embarked on deliberate steps towards ensuring that the Army contributes back to the society in the area of corporate social responsibility In line with the vision of the Chief of Army Staff, which is “To have a Professional Responsive Nigerian Army in the Discharge of its Constitutional Roles”.
The non-kinetic aspect of the Nigerian Army operations have greatly contributed to a good and cordial relationship with the civil populace and host communities.
The hostel facility project of the School of Basic Midwifery, Kisi was initiated and executed by the Nigerian Army in line with the Civil Military Cooperation drive of the Army to bridge gap between the civil populace and the Army. Thus, enhancing the positive perception of the Nigerian Army.
At the ceremony, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai was ably represented by the General Officer Commanding 2 Division Nigerian Army, Maj Gen AB Omozoje. Reading the speech of the Chief of Army Staff, Maj Gen AB Omozoje stressed that “The Nigerian Army has enjoyed and will continue to enjoy the support and cooperation of the good people of Kisiland” he further emphasized that the Army will leave no stone unturned in curbing criminal activities and ensuring the general security of the Nation.
The hostel facility consist of 27 Self- Contain rooms and an Ante-room ( a common room). The project is one of the several Civil Military Cooperation related activities and Quick Impact Projects taking place in various parts of the country.
At the ceremony, His Excellency the Executive Governor of Oyo State Engr Seyi Makinde was ably represented by the Chief of Staff to Oyo State government, Chief Bisi Ilaka. His Royal Majesty, the Iba of Kisi, Alhaji Moshood Oyekola Lawal, Arowodoye II was ably represented at the occasion. Other dignitaries at the ceremony include: The Honorable Commissioner for Health, Oyo State, Dr Bashiru Victor Abiodun Bello, The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health Oyo State, Dr Mufutau Adebisi Ayoola, Director Nursing Services, State Ministry of Health, Mr Taiwo Aderemi Ajiboye, Officials of the institution. The Chief of Civil Military Affairs, Army Headquarters, Maj Gen HI Bature was ably represented by the Director Psychological Operations, Army Headquarters, Department of Civil Military Affairs, Brig Gen EA Aladeniyi and many Senior Military and Para-military Officers, serving and retired graced the occasion.
Hassan Ifijeh Mohammed
Deputy Director Army Public Relations
2 Division Nigerian Army
Dated: 1 December 2020