Gen Maikano Commissions New OSMA Liaison Office, Revives Great Lakes African Military Games in Congo Brazzaville and Congo Kinshasa

Group  Photo  with the Minister of Defence Dr. Gilbert KABANDA KURHENGA. 4th from the right during the working visit in Kinshasa

... CDS Gen Irabor approves the hosting of African Military Games in Abuja 2024 

Nigeria’s Major General Maikano Abdullahi, President of the Organization of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) and Vice President of the International Military Sports Council (CISM), has commissioned new OSMA Central Liaison Office in Congo Brazzaville and revived the African Military Basketball Championship to be hosted in Republic of Congo at the date to be fixed later.

The games include: Athletics, Archery, Basketball, Badminton, Boxing, Football, Golf, Handball, Judo, Rollers skate, Shooting, Swimming, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Taekwondo, and Wrestling.

Maj Gen Maikano Abdullahi with the Chief of Defense Staff; Army General Célestin MBALLA MUNSENSE after the meeting

General Abdullahi who is currently on a working visit to Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo, both in Central Africa said in an interview with SpyeTV News shortly after his arrival in Democratic Republic of Congo, Major General Abdullahi said the purpose of the visit is to discuss on the forthcoming Great Lakes African Military Games to be hosted by the Armed Forces of Democratic Republic of Congo in 2023.

The Great Lakes countries which are Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.

Courtesy visit paid to His Excellency OMAR SOULEIMAN, the Nigerian Ambassador to DRC in Kinshasa standing 5th from the right.

General Abdullahi met with the His Excellency OMAR SOULEIMAN, Minister of Defence Dr.Gilbert KABANDA KURHENGA, Chief of Defense Staff Vongo Kinshasa, Army General Célestin MBALA MUNSENSE and Nigerian Ambassadors to DRC in Kinshasa.

He disclosed that Niger Republic in Niamey will host the next General Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Irabor the Chief of Defence Staff Nigeria Sahel Games for Peace and Solidarity 2023. 

The countries are: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Republic of Congo.

SpyeTV News reports that Nigeria Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea Irabor approved the hosting of African Military Games in Abuja 2024.

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