The participants of Army War College Nigeria (AWCN) Course 3 today visited the Defence Headquarters Abuja as part of their study tour to strategic institutions in the Country.
The College, which is designed as a buffer for middle management cadre officers of the rank of Lt Col and equivalent, undertake study tours to equip the participants with requisite knowledge for strategic level operations.
Briefing the AWCN participants, the Chief of Defence Staff(CDS) General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin noted that the country is confronted with security challenges which require their expertise.
Represented by the Director of Intelligence and Security, Brigadier General K Olajide, the CDS urged the participants to seize the opportunity provided by their study tour to acquaint themselves with ongoing operational activities, as well as the concept and function of Joint Operational Centre in national security
In his remarks, the leader of the AWCN team who is also the Director of Studies at the college, Brigadier General WM Dangana said the visit is part of the series of activities earmarked for Course 3 of 2019 with a view to acquaint the participants with various operational activities of the DHQ.
The Course 3 of the AWCN comprises of 65 participants including 53 officers from the Nigerian Army, 2 officers from the Nigerian Air Force and one from the Nigeria Navy. Others are 2 officers from the Nigerian Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Federal Road Safety Corps and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission respectively as well as one officer from Cameroon and Congo Brazzaville respectively.
Acting Director Defence Information