- Nigeria's military is capable of checking cyber terrorism, according to Gabriel Olonisakin
- The former Chief of Defence Staff said the Armed Forces is now experienced in fighting asymmetric threats to the nation
- Recall that the former service chief's pulling out parade held recently at the Mogadishu Barracks in Abuja
In what will excite millions of Nigerians, General Gabriel Olonisakin has disclosed that the Armed Forces of Nigeria has the capacity to protect the country against cyber and asymmetric threats.
The former Chief of Defence Staff disclosed this during his pulling out parade at the Mogadishu Barracks in Abuja.
According to him, under his leadership, the Armed Forces had been transformed from being inexperienced in asymmetric warfare to one that had gained valuable experience in fighting asymmetric threats to the nation, The Nation reports.
Recall Legit.ng had reported that Olonisakin (rtd), on Tuesday, February 16, officially pulled out of the Nigerian Army.
Olonisakin, the 16th CDS took a bow from the Nigerian Armed Forces following his retirement and the appointment of his successor in a parade at the Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja.
A video showing this moment was shared by the Nigeria Defence on their various social media platforms.
In other news, a video that trended on Twitter showed the emotional moment the former chief of defence staff got to his family home after his retirement from the Nigerian Armed Forces.
In the video shared by one Deji Adesogan, the ex-CDS was seen coming out of his official vehicle to the warm embrace of his wife and other family members who were singing and thanking God for a successful retirement.
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