Buhari commissions Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command
...... as annual COAS Conference kicks-off in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Headquarters of the Nigerian Army Cyber Warfare Command as part of efforts to boost the capacity of the Army in mitigating cyber attacks.
The President performed the function virtually while declaring open the Chief of Army Staff annual conference at the Muhammadu Buhari Cantonment Giri, Abuja.
Commending the efforts of the Army in the fight Against insecurity and in support of civil Authorities, the President said the construction of the cyber Warfare Command is an indication that the Army is alive to the changing nature of warfare which is gradually moving into the cyber domain.
Also launched was a Housing scheme for Next of Kin of personnel of the Nigerian Army killed in action.
Buhari is optimistic that the initiative will act as a huge morale booster to the troops on the frontlines as well as project the Army in good light.
Performing the ground breaking ceremony on behalf of the President, the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) commended the Army for the several efforts aimed at boosting the morale of the force.
Similarly the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has performed the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Army Smart Ville Estate in Life Camp Abuja.
According to the Chief of Army Staff, while the force make efforts to see to the welfare of Families of fallen heroes it is also mindful of the sacrifices of those in active service.