Saudi Defence Attache to Nigeria visits COAS

#TrackNigeria – The Saudi Arabia Defence Attache to Nigeria, Brig Gen  Mohammed Salim Al-humid, visited Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen TY Buratai on Tuesday.

According to a press release by Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director Army Public Relations ,the Saud Defence Attache  expressed appreciation to the COAS and the entire personnel of the NA for the warm reception accorded him during the visit. He  pledged to enhance collaboration and cooperation of his country with Nigeria especially in the areas of mutual agreements and support in defence and other military related matters such as training, procurement/hardware where possible.

According to him  “Having assumed office recently, I feel (it) is good to come to the Army Headquarters to familiarise myself and assure you of my determination to move our nations’ relationship to high level particularly on security and defence related matters. I wish to commend the Nigerian Armed Forces and other agencies especially the army for their efforts in degrading Boko Haram terrorism.

In his remarks, the COAS  pledged to collaborate with Saudi Arabian Army on training and other security matters of common interest between the two nations. 

Some Principal  Staff Officers of Army Headquarters attended the event.