Army War College participants embark on study tour to South Africa, Egypt

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By Victor Akaa, Abuja.

The participants of Army War College Nigeria(AWCN) Course 6/2021 are currently on a Geo- Strategic Study Tour to the Republics of South Africa and Egypt .

The College Public Relations Officer Major Mohammed Maidawa who confirmed this in a statement issued Saturday, noted that the 6-day tour has begun on 6th August and is expected to end on 12th August 2022.

According to Major Maidawa, the tour is part of an important component of the National Security and Organisation of Defence Module and constitutes a vital part of the College’s programme for the participants.

It is designed to expose the participants to the geo- strategic environment as well as afford them the opportunity to appreciate the link between geo- strategic mechanisms and Nigeria’s foreign policy posture towards countries within and outside the subregion.The theme for the 2022 Geo- Strategic Study Tour is ” Defence Production:A panacea for Evolving Security Challenges.”

“The Overall Tour Director, is the Commandant of the College, Major General Bamidele Alli Alabi, while the team leader visiting the Republic of Egypt is Brigadier General Umar Mohammed Alkali, Deputy Commandant/ Director of Studies.The Director of Coordination, Brigadier General Olawale Mathew Oyekola is leading team 1 to South Africa.”

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