The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya has charged commanders to evolve workable solutions to tackle the myriad of security challenges confronting the nation.
General Yahaya tasked the commanders to be professional in the discharge of their duties.
In a statement by the acting deputy director Army Public Relations 6 Division Major Iweha Ikedichi, Yahaya gave the charge yesterday at the Dr Obi Wali International Conference Center while declaring open the Second Senior Command and Leadership Seminar 2022 holding in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The COAS who were represented by the Corps Commander, Infantry, Major General Victor Ezeugwu tasked them to evolve tactical and non-tactical means to tackle contemporary security challenges.
Earlier, the Chief of Training, Army, Maj- Gen. Abdulsalami Ibrahim, stated that the seminar offers the opportunity to drive home the cardinal pillars of the COAS vision.
Speaking further, General Ibrahim described the operational environment as volatile, complex, uncertain and ambiguous.
He added that for success to be made in such an environment, senior leadership must be dynamic in its thinking.
The seminar has as its theme, “Building the Capacity of the Nigerian Army to meet Contemporary Security Challenges in a Joint Environment: The Role of Senior Leadership.”
Earlier, the General Officer Commanding 6 Division Nigerian Army, Maj Gen Olufemi Oluyede stated that the contemporary threats confronting the nation calls for astute and innovative leadership competencies from commanders.
He said the seminar will equip senior commanders with the skills set to preserve the image of the Nigerian Army in an increasingly complex operating environment.