The president’s plane took off from the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at 10:35 AM this morning.
Scheduled to run from December 10 to 16 at the Command Guest House in Maiduguri, the week-long event is themed “Personnel Motivation for Effective Operational Performance in a Joint Environment.”
This annual conference holds paramount importance in the Nigerian Army’s calendar, contributing to national security, peace, and stability, as highlighted by Army spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Oyenma Nwachukwu.
Brig.-Gen. Nwachukwu emphasized the conference’s role in providing the Nigerian Army with a platform to assess and comprehensively review its ongoing operational engagements across all theatres of operations within the six geo-political zones throughout the year.
“The event offers the Nigerian Army an opportunity to make far-reaching decisions geared towards achieving its set objectives in addressing multifaceted security challenges in the country,” he stated.
Moreover, the conference facilitates direct interaction between the Chief of Army Staff and General Officers Commanding, Field Commanders, and other senior officers. This face-to-face engagement aims to provide essential guidance for enhancing Nigerian Army operations and activities.
The COAS Annual Conference is poised to be inaugurated on Monday, December 11, 2023, signifying the commencement of a week filled with strategic discussions and evaluations.
As the Special Guest of Honour, President Bola Tinubu presence adds a layer of significance to the event, underscoring the government’s dedication to addressing complex security issues and fostering collaboration between military leaders.