Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Fejokwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division Nigerian Army, has restated the need to train and re-train troops as part of efforts to curb the security challenges facing the country.
Fejokwu spoke at the opening of a five-day training for Corporals and below at the 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, according to a statement on Tuesday by Maj. Olaniyi Osoba, the Division’s spokesman.
He listed the participating units in the competition as 9 Brigade, 35 Artillery Brigade and 81 Garrison.
“The events were selected in order to meet up with the standard of training observed in formations and units in the Nigerian Army.
“There is no better time for training than now that we are confronted with various security challenges across the country,’’ Fejokwu said. (NAN)