NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA
Five officers of the Central African Republic (CAR) Special Force have
completed a 14 week training programme at the Nigerian Army School
of Infantry in Jaji, Kaduna State. The personnel are among the 159 officers from Nigeria who participated in the training which ended on Thursday.
The training was for Commanding
Officers’ Course 24, Company Commanders’ Course 55, Young Officers’
Course 117, Senior Infantry Non
Commissioned Officers Course 2 and
Infantry Non Commission Officers’ Course 17.
The Commandant of the school, Maj.-Gen. Kenneth Osuji said the exercise was a blend of conventional warfare and
military operations in non war situation,
designed in response to current national
security challenges. He said the exercise was also meant to update the officers’ knowledge on various tactics in conventional warfare. The commandant expressed satisfaction with the standard of the training and commended the officers for a good
Earlier, the Chief Instructor,Tactics Wing,
Col. Bulama Biu said a total of 159
students drawn from various military
formations in the country and CAR
participated in the training. Biu said no casualty was recorded during the exercise which included both classroom and field work.
The News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN)reports that the training covered areas
such as combating insurgency, cordon
and search tactics, dissidents dispersal
and tactical field operations in
Selected officers of the Nigeria Police
Force, Nigerian Customs Service, Nigeria
Security and Civil Defence Corps, FRSC and NDLEA participated in the training.