April 28, 2013
As part of enhancing the proficiency of the officers on operation planning for joint and single service operations, officers of the 3 Division of the Nigerian Army were engaged in operational and administrative competencies of commanders at all levels particularly those involved in internal security operations.
General Officer Commanding, 3 Division, Major General Ebobowei Bona Awala, assured that the division will continue to work hand-in-hand with the various task forces in the areas of operations to ensure that peace is maintained and lives and property are secured in the
The training took place at the headquarters of the division, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, North Central Nigeria and was targeted at knowledge
acquisition and interaction for efficiency in internal security operations.
Awala expressed confidence that such programme will enhance efficiency among officers as they discharge their
professional duties in addressing issues of terrorism and insecurity in the northeast region.
Several topics relating to military planning and strategies ranging from levels of warfare and modern operating
environment, operations planning procedure in single service and joint setting as well as essentials of logistics
estimate in operations planning among others were discussed at the workshop as the various resource military officers present the papers. Those who presented papers at the workshop include the Commander of the Special Task Force, Major General Henry Ayoola, Commander of Supply and Transport of the Division, Colonel Charles Idowu amongst others
Participants at the workshop are drawn from the brigade formations under the 3
Division comprising 21 Brigade,Maiduguri; 23 Brigade, Yola and 33 Brigade Bauchi.