COAS holds 1st quarter Conference to evaluate, review operational of NA in all theatres of operations


By Joy Odor

The Nigerian Army has informed that is set to hold the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) First Quarter Conference 2023 from 3rd of April to 6th April 2023 at the Army Command Officers’ Mess 1, Asokoro, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Brigadier General ONYEMA NWACHUKWU, the Director Army Public Relations who gave the information to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday said the COAS Conference will offer an avenue for reappraisal of the administrative affairs of the Nigerian Army as well as evaluation and comprehensive review of ongoing operational engagements of the NA in all theatres of operations across the country, within the first quarter of the year.

According to him, the conference will provide the NA an in-depth insight to enable far reaching decisions towards achieving its set objective of addressing the multifaceted security challenges confronting the country.

The conference will also create an opportunity for the COAS to have a face to face interaction with General Officers Commanding (GOC), field commanders and other senior officers to provide possible guidance on enhancing NA operations and other activities.

The COAS, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya is expected to declare the conference open on 3 April 2023.

On the first day of the Conference, the COAS will present fourteen new Toyota Hilux vehicles to Army Warrant Officers who have attained the peak of their soldiering career.

Similarly, the COAS will commission the newly constructed Faruk Yahaya Historical Park located at Asokoro Abuja.

The conference will also showcase some research and development effort of the NA in an exhibition.

The 3 days conference promises to be very eventful, as it will witness a review of the conduct of troops during the recently concluded Operation SAFE CONDUCT 2023 and other operations across the country.

The NA reaffirmed its commitment and resolve to continue to discharge its constitutional mandate professionally, in upholding its values of courage, selfless sacrifice, respect, discipline and unalloyed loyalty to constituted authority.


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