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Army adopts new strategy to counter insecurity

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army has adopted a new strategic planning operation to tackle security challenges in the nation.

The new strategy focused on manoeuvrable approach to warfare, estimation process and contemporary operations. The General Officer Commanding 81 Division, Major General Babatunde Oyefolu was speaking at the end of one week training for 100 officers in Lagos.

“Based on the style the enemies are using to approach us now, we have to adopt strategic planning operations to counter them. “It is important for us at all levels to know how to plan operations, to achieve the end result, which is to win the battle.

“This is important in view of the current security challenges in our environment,’’ General Oyefolu said. He commended the officers for their seriousness and participation during the sessions, urging them to teach others at their respective units what they learnt.100 officers were trained on operation planning cadre to enhance their warfare capabilities.

The training was aimed at improving the planning capability of commanders and officers within the division’s area of responsibility.

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