Troops of 3 Division Nigerian Army Jos have been reminded to conduct themselves professionally while discharging their constitutional roles of defending the country and in aid to civil authority. This was made know today, 3 August 2022, by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN, Major General Ibrahim Ali, during a monthly lectures titled “Civil – Military Cooperation: A Force Multiplier in Military Operations ” held at Headquarters 3 Division Auditorium, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment Jos.

The GOC and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN noted the significance of cordial relationship between the security agencies and the public in enhancing military operations. He revealed that successes in contemporary Operations is easier in an environment where citizens voluntarily support troops activities.

Speaking on the topic, the guest lecturer, Dr Plangsat Bitrus Dayil, said continuous enlightenment of troops on civil military cooperation activities is necessary to engender trust of the civil populace for enhance military operations. She noted the service rendered by military hospitals, schools and Mammy markets as key to promoting cordial relationship between the military and the populace.

Dr Plangsat further noted the significance of effective communication, Planing, Coordination and assessment for excellent Civil Military cooperation in Nigeria. She also called on the citizens to take possession of their military and divulge useful security information to the security agencies for prompt response.

Delivering his welcome address, the Divisional Training Officer, 3 Division, Brigadier General Suleiman Adamu note the changing nature of conflict from conventional to asymmetric warfare in which the activities of non-state actors is increasing day by day. This he said requires continuous enlightenment of troops on emerging trends.

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The event was attended by Principal Staff Officers at Headquarters 3 Division, Commanders and Commanding Officers as well as soldiers of 3 Division related formations and units.

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