By Ogbolu George with agency report
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state has called for a review of operational strategies as he seeks improved responds from Nigeria’s security operatives.
He made this known on Tuesday at the opening of Combat Arms Training week at the Infantry Corps Centre Jaji, Kaduna state.
The theme of the training is ”Achieving Operational Effectiveness in Combat Arms:Imperative for Professional Responsiveness.”
Dynamic security challenges
The governor said the security challenges in the country are dynamic in nature as such require new approaches to contain.
”Tackling them requires innovative approaches and multi-faceted strategies.
”It is therefore necessary for the Nigerian Army and other security agencies to evolve vibrant methods of proactively containing these security threats bedevilling our country,” he said.
El-Rufai commended the military and other security agencies for the tremendous efforts made in containing the security challenges the state, including ethno-religious clashes, cattle rustling, armed banditry.
He said that the Army had also been in the forefront in combating, terrorism, kidnapping, economic sabotage and other civil disturbances across the country.
”Our President Muhammadu Buhari, deserves commendation for the visionary leadership and for providing the logistics needed to transform the Army.
”I commend the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, for his effort at maintaining high standards in the Nigerian Army through consistent training and support programmes,” he stated.