Nigerian Army To Partner With Republic Of Korea In Capacity Building

Channels Television  
Updated October 7, 2015
The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen TY Buratai presenting a sourvenir to the Republic of Korea DA to Nigeria Navy Capt Jae Sung Shin.

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday reiterated its willingness to continue to collaborate with the Republic of Korean Army in building capacity of its military for efficient performance.

A publication on the website of the Nigerian Army said the Chief of Army Staff, Lieut General Tukur Buratai made this known while playing host to the South Korean Defence Attaché to Nigeria Navy, Captain Shin Jae Sung in his office at the Army Headquarters.

General Buratai noted with satisfaction the training exchange programme between the two armies which have spanned decades and promised to maintain the excellent relationship existing between them.

Earlier, the Defence Attache had told the Chief of Army Staff that his visit was aimed at seeking for an improved military collaboration as regards training and capacity building.

He said the present security challenges in Nigeria are not peculiar to the country, adding that countries are faced with various challenges.

He said the situation in Nigeria is similar to Korea’s and as such, there is need to enhance combat strategies between the two nations.

Present at the occasion were some principal staff officers of the Army Headquarters as well as the Consul /Chief Security Officer of the Republic of Korea, embassy in Nigeria.