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Commander of Defense College commends COAS for leadership qualities

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By Sumaila Ogbaje

Nigeria National Defense College (NDC) Commander Rear Admiral Oladele Daji congratulated the Army Chief of Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General. The quality of leadership of Ibrahim Attahiru in steering the affairs of the Nigerian army.

The director of public relations for the army, Brig.-General. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement, said Daji praised him during a courtesy visit to SFOC on Tuesday in Abuja.

The commander said that Attahiru’s unique and exceptional leadership skills had led to recent successes in the fight against Boko Haram / ISWAP terrorists in the northeast and other security concerns in the country.

He said the visit was intended to pay tribute to SFOC as a member of the College Board and to brief them on his recent assumption of duties as Commander.

Daji also hinted at SFOC about NDC’s plan to embark on a world tour in Africa, Europe, America and Asian countries.

According to him, the tour will expand participants’ knowledge of the military and strategic command style of other countries with a view to boosting human capacity development in the Nigerian armed forces.

He also invited Attahiru to hand over the document of the army chief of staff to the participants of the NDC 29 course.

Responding, COAS, Attahiru congratulated the NDC commander on his appointment which he said comes with enormous responsibilities.

Attahiru revealed that he had kept abreast of the college’s development progress and assured the commander of his continued support and cooperation. (NOPE)

(NAN)

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