By Abiodun OBA
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Combined Second and Third Quarters Conference 2023, will this week hold at the Army Headquarters Command Officers’ Mess, Asokoro, Abuja from Monday 11 to Friday 15 September.
In a statement made available to Defence Correspondents in Abuja, Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu explained that the Conference would afford participants the opportunity to evaluate the conduct of ongoing Nigerian Army (NA) operations, training and other activities in pursuit of its constitutional mandate.
Nwachukwu added that the Conference would also enable the Nigerian Army to make projections for the fourth quarter, as well as comprehensively review ongoing counter-terrorism counter-insurgency operations in the North East and North West, as well as other NA operational engagements across the country.
The Army Spokesperson further explained participants would be privileged to gain insight into the Command Philosophy of the COAS, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja on his agenda for the Service
According to him, the participants would equally be sensitized on the critical drivers of the COAS’ Command Philosophy for effective implementation.
“The conference would as well, feature presentation of briefs on training, operations, administration, logistics and other Nigerian Army activities, as captured in its 2023 Forecast of Events.
“During the conference, far-reaching decisions that would give impetus to the objectives of the service will be taken into consideration.
“Principal Staff Officers of the Army Headquarters, Corps, Formations, Operations Commanders, Commandants of NA Schools, and Tri-service Institutions, as well as select NA officers holding key appointments are expected to participate in the conference”.