- The Chief of Army Staff, General Faruk Yahaya has recently highlighted the critical component needed for operational success in its system
- In a statement released by its Director of Army Public Relations, Nwachukwu Onyema, on Thursday, August 24, the COAS during his remarks, stressed the need for abundant logistics
- The report further indicate that Governor Obaseki expressed the continuous support of the Edo state government to the Nigerian Army and selfless troops
According to him, logistics supplies in all forms of operations cannot be over emphasized, if operational success must be achieved.
The Punch reports that he described it as a critical component in war, stressing that experience in the North East had shown the need to have logistics in abundance.
In a statement released by the Director of Army Public Relations, Nwachukwu Onyema on Thursday, August 26, the COAS disclosed during his remarks at the Combat Service Support Training Week 2021, held at Brigadier General KH Yakubu Officers’ Mess, Nigerian Army School of Supply and Transport , Edo State.
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Titled, ‘Logistics remain critical to success in military operations-COAS’, It partly read,” The COAS further stated that experiences in the North East and other theatres of operations have sufficiently demonstrated that the need for essential logistics supplies in all forms of operations cannot be over emphasized, if operational success must be made.
Meanwhile, the Edo state, Godwin Obaseki while speaking at the event, re-affirmed the support of the Edo State Government for the Nigerian Army, in light of the enormous and selfless sacrifices of troops, who put their lives in harm’s way, in order to foster peace, progress and development in the country, HQ Nigerian Army report indicates.
Insecurity: Troops Repel Boko Haram Terrorists As They Attack Babangida Town
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Boko Haram terrorists failed in their attempt to attack men of Nigerian troops. The soldiers on their part captured some fighting equipment belonging to the terrorists, according to reports.
Specifically, the soldiers captured one gun truck, one Dushka Anti Aircraft Gun, two AK 47 rifles and unprimed Improvised Explosive Devices (IED).
The incident occurred at Babangida town, the headquarters of Tarmuwa local government area of Yobe state.