Nigerian Army Trains Troops on Use of New Technology to Enhance Operational Capabilities

The Nigerian Army ( NA) 3 Division in Jos has reiterated it’s resolve to employ the use of technology to enhance its operational capabilities.

This was made known on 6 April 2023, by the General Officer (GOC) Commanding 3 Division and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General Abdulsalami Bagudu Ibrahim during the combine graduation ceremony of young officers and soldiers of EXERCISE SHINING STAR III and those trained on use of technology to conduct military operations at Small Arms Range Miango, Plateau state.

General Abdulsalami noted that the use of technology will enable the security agencies to be proactive in nipping in the bud any security breach. He observed that, accurate information on perpetrators of dastardly acts will reduce the spate of insecurity in the general area.

Represented by the Chief of Staff Headquarters 3 Division, Brigadier General David Kurmi, the GOC further charged the troops to keep alive the knowledge acquired while utilizing it in the field. ” the training is aimed at making you better trained soldiers to respond rapidly to security threats ” he averred. 

The GOC further thanked the Chief of Army Staff for providing the necessary platforms to develop the capacity of troops.

In his welcome address, the Division Training Officer, Brigadier General Suleiman Adamu said , the training was designed to train personnel on the utilization of technology to counter emerging threats. He noted that significant number of the soldiers trained were young soldiers and officers drawn from all the units and formations under 3 Division.

Presenting the troops for graduation, the Senior Instructor Division Training School, Jos, Major FA Akinboju commended the high level of discipline and regimentation exhibited by the troops throughout the training period. He urged them to be good ambassadors of the school in their various units.

Highlights of the event were demonstration on rescue operation, stripping and assembling of weapon, presentation of certificates and group photograph.

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