Theatre Commander solicits inter-agency cooperation to fight insurgency
Theatre Commander of Nigeria’s counter-insurgency operation, Maj Gen Christopher Musa, has called for collaboration between the military and other security agencies in the country to strengthen the fight against insurgency.
Gen Musa told military commanders, police commissioners, and heads of the security agencies in Borno State during a roundtable at the Theatre Headquarters, Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri, that inter-agencies synergy was essential to end the Boko Haram war in the North East.
In his words, “This meeting is aimed at bringing all security stakeholders under one umbrella to discuss matters of great importance concerning the security situation and the ongoing surrendering of terrorists.”
He said the roundtable was also organized to chart a new course to strengthen the synergy among all members of the security agencies.
The roundtable was attended by the Deputy Theatre Commander, Maj Gen Ibrahim Jallo, Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army Maiduguri, Brig Gen Abdul Wahab Eyitayo, Maritime Component Commander, Commodore RM Shammah, the Theatre Logistics Component Commander, Brigadier General Emmanuel Akpan, and other Principal Staff Officers of the theatre.
Others include the Commissioner of Police, Director DSS, State Commandants Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), State Comptrollers of Customs, Immigration, Correctional Services and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), leaders of Civilian JTF, Vigilante and Hunters.