The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, has averred that the Nigerian Army would continue to review its tactics, techniques, and procedures to defeat the country’s adversaries.
The Army Chief disclosed this on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, while declaring open the Army Headquarters Department of Transformation and Innovation seminar on Intensifying Warrior Ethos and Regimentation in the Nigerian Army.
Lt. Gen. Lagbaja, who was represented by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division Nigerian Army/Land Component Commander Joint Task Force (South-South) Operation Delta Safe, Major General Jamal Abdussalam, charged Commanders at all levels to redirect efforts at rejuvenating troops’ fighting spirit premised on his command philosophy which is “To Transform the Nigerian Army into a Well Trained, Equipped and Highly Motivated Force Towards Achieving our Constitutional Responsibility within a Joint Environment”.
While commending the Department of Army Transformation and Innovation for the conduct of the seminar, the COAS expressed hope that the seminar would complement other efforts geared towards the rejuvenation of the tenets of basic soldiering with adherence to traditions, customs, and ethics of the Nigerian Army.
The Army Headquarters Department of Transformation and Innovation seminar had in attendance the Chief of Army Transformation and Innovation, Major General ZL Abubakar, the Director Transformation, Brigadier General UC Obi Osang, Commanders of 6 Division affiliated formations/units, and participants drawn from all around formations in 6 Division Nigerian Army.
The seminar on Intensifying Warrior Ethos, Regimentation in the Nigerian Army, Management of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Drugs and Substance Abuse, was held at the Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya Indoor Badminton Court, Port Harcourt Barracks.