The Chief of Military Employees, Lieutenant Basic Taoreed Lagbaja, on Wednesday reiterated the dedication of the Nigerian Military to lowering the safety challenges at present going through the nation.
He made this identified on the Officers’ Mess in Ibadan, Oyo State, in the course of the Nigerian Military Third Quarter 2023 Civil-Navy Cooperation media chat.
Lagbaja, whose deal with was learn by the Basic Officer Commanding, 2nd Division of the Nigerian Military, Main Basic Bamidele Alabi, mentioned the safety setting within the nation has advanced drastically such that the establishment is deployed to struggle terrorists, insurgents and different criminals. in all areas of the nation.
The CoAS mentioned “the Nigerian Military will proceed to coach and equip its forces to conduct kinetic operations in accordance with the permitted guidelines of engagement and code of conduct for various theaters, inside and out of doors the nation .
“To additional the institutionalization of professionalism within the Nigerian Military, I’ve drafted the phrases of my command philosophy which is to rework the establishment right into a well-trained, geared up and extremely motivated power to discharge our constitutional duties inside the setting.
“On this regard, the Nigerian Military, beneath my management, has put in place sturdy methods throughout all strains of operations to make sure that safety challenges within the nation are favorably resolved within the shortest doable time. »
Talking on the theme of the media dialogue, “Leveraging the media to enhance Nigeria’s inner safety operations”, Lagbaja mentioned: “At a time like this, when the nation is inundated with a myriad of inner safety challenges, the Nigerian Military beneath my management has adopted a multi-pronged method requiring the collaboration of all, particularly the media, to deal with these challenges.
In his welcome deal with, the Head of Civil-Navy Affairs, Main Basic Nosakhare Ugbo, defined that this system was a part of efforts to maintain the media knowledgeable of its actions in an effort to remove rumors and supply info correct and well timed, in accordance with one of the best worldwide requirements. practices.
Nosakhare mentioned: “The gathering will additional present a possibility for the Nigerian Military to interact with numerous communications consultants for higher understanding and to ascertain a mutually helpful relationship to enhance media reporting. Media chatter can also be a facet of the non-kinetic line of operations as a constitutional mandate.
“The Nigerian Military has constantly applied measures to strengthen civil-military relations in Nigeria. The Military achieved this by enhanced civil-military cooperation actions, efficient liaison, visits to related stakeholders, advocacy and mediation actions in addition to seminars.
“As well as, the military organizes workshops and conferences with totally different sections of the Nigerian society,” he added.