All is now set for the take off of the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Centre as Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai on Thursday inaugurated it’s Board of Trustees.
According to the Acting Director of Army Public Relations Col. Sagir Musa, the Centre will enhance the operational capabilities as well as human resources development in the Army.
The ceremony which took place at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji in Kaduna State had Former Chief of Defence Staff General Martin Luther Agwai whom the Centre is named after in attendance.
Others include; Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari, Mrs Halima Ahmed from ECOWAS, Maj Gen OT Ethan (rtd), Commandant of the Centre Maj Gen AA Tarfa and Maj Gen Umelo Director Peacekeeping at the Army Headquarters as Chairman, members and Secretary respectively.
Commandant Nigerian Defence Academy, General Officer Commanding 1 Division, Deputy Commandant Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Commandant of the Centre, Commander Infantry Corps, Commandant Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Commandant Warrant Officers Academy and other senior military officers as well as representatives/team leaders of German Technical Assistant Team and British Military Advisory Technical Team among others attended the inauguration.