Nigeria, Pakistan Partner On Terrorism, Military Training
Nigeria, Pakistan Partner On Terrorism, Military Training – The Nigerian Army is to partner with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on training, intelligence, radio communications, logistics support among others.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, dropped the hint while receiving the country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Maj.-Gen. Wagar Ahmed Kingravi (rtd) yesterday in Abuja.
He recalled that both nations had enjoyed exciting military collaborations ranging from exchange training at junior and senior staff courses at the National Defence College and capacity upscale as well as platforms’ acquisition.
The COAS expressed the readiness of the military to tap into the South Asian nation’s wealth of experience, especially on counter-terrorism.
The envoy said the cooperation would help the two nations to effectively tackle their security challenges.