The Chief Of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has charged the Combat Support Arms (CSA) of the Nigerian Army to be resolute and focused in their commitment towards achieving assigned tasks in defence of the country.
The Army Chief gave the charge Friday, 24 June, 2022, while declaring open, the Combat Support Arms Training (COSAT) Week 2022 at the Command Officers Mess 1, Asokoro Abuja.
TheFact Daily reports that General Yahaya, while positing that training was an avenue to learn and re-strategize for value addition in pursuit of peace and national security, noted that the Combat Support Arms have continued to be innovative in their respective roles and have over time improved their capabilities.
He explained that the theme of the Training Week, “Building Competencies in Combat Support Arms towards Optimizing the Utility of Indigenous Technology in Support of NA Contemporary Operations”, was meant to create a platform for personnel of CSA of the Nigerian Army to cross- fertilize ideas and intellectually stimulate themselves with the objective of enhancing operational efficiency of the NA.
While delivering his remarks, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, who was the Special Guest of Honor, appreciated the Nigerian Army for hosting the Combat Support Training week in the Federal Capital Territory, and urged the participants to take advantage of the training week to profer practicable solutions to national security challenges in the country.
In his welcome address, the Chief of Military Intelligence, CMI, Maj Gen Ibrahim Salihu stated that the Combat Support Arms Training week is an annual event that provides the platform for personnel of the Combat Support Arms to constructively engage, share ideas and experiences to enhance the Army’s operational efficiency in tackling defence and security issues.
The three-day program featured presentations from all the combat support arms and interactive sessions, during which far reaching decisions were taken.