Courtesy visit to COAS by Leadership of the ISS Regional Office for West Africa.

Nigeria Army set to partner with Instituted of Security Studies, ISS in Research collaboration in order assist them in fight against insurgency.

Dr, Fonteh Akum, Regional Head, Instituted of Security Studies. Stated this during a courtesy visit to Army Headquarters in Abuja, 19, nov. 2019.


Fonteh said, it’s important to work with stakeholders rather than working against them, and to also understand their contributions to fight against insurgency.

He said, the purpose of visit to Nigeria Army, is to present ISS and to solicit your attention in researchers that can be useful to assist stakeholders in the north region.

The Cheif of Army Staff Lt. Gen TY Buratai, who was represented by you Lt. Gen L.O Adeosun, Cheif of Policy and plans. Expressed satisfaction in the effort of the organization.

“It’s important that you have come to introduced your organization and also for use to be in the same page”

In recognition of the effort of the group Nigeria Army urged them to keep up with the initiative, that while we are doing the military aspect the research aspects is very important both for the military side and on the civil side.

He noted that, with what you have been doing so far, we believed that their a lot we can do together because your research can be useful in fight against insurgency in the north region.

However said, the organization has the advantage of looking into the course of insurgency in their region and how we can address it.

He also give the group their support, collaboration by working and finding solution to the problem of insurgency.

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