Nigerian Army to be reorganised —Chief of Army Staff

Posted by News Express | 22 August 2014 | 2,419 times

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The Nigerian Army will soon be reorganised to enable it effectively carry out the task of protecting the territorial integrity of the nation, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah, has disclosed.

He said the reorganisation has become very necessary because the Nigerian Army intends to stop at nothing in ridding the nation of terrorists and their activities.

The COAS stated this today in Calabar during his familiarisation visit to army formations and units under the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army.

Addressing officers and men of the 13 Brigade Nigerian Army in the Cross River State capital, Gen. Minimah said: “The army is ready to defeat terrorism and insurgency in the country.

“First and foremost, we will reorganise the army, renew our doctrine and then do our training with the new equipment we have.”

•Photo shows Lt.-Gen. Minimah.


Source: News Express

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