By Mohammad Ibrahim
Kaduna (Nigeria) – Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), AVM John Chris Ifemeje Friday says Boko haram will soon be slaughtered.
He stated this at the opening ceremony of the 174 Senior Course training exercise on electronic and manual war games – the final exercise for the Senior Course package of the college held in Kaduna.
According to him, the aim of the exercise was to provide participants the opportunity to plan, conduct and decide on deployment of land, maritime and air assets in a joint and combined war setting.
AVM John after declaring the exercise open simply told journalists who approached him for interview, “Be rest assured that when I finish training these officers, Boko Haram will be slaughtered”.
The exercise code ‘Exercise Sea Lion’ is the 12th since the college adopted the teaching of the manoeuvrist approach to warfare and its related concepts.
Addressing the officers he said “As future operational level commanders, you are required to understand how to skilfully employ military forces to attain operational level objectives which, in turn, contributes to the attainment of strategic objectives.
“I believe that the series of presentations, lectures and tutorials you have had will help you in the planing.
“And conduct of the exercise, especially during the electronic and manual war games and justify what the college has put in within the limit of available resources for you to be well trained,” he said.
He charged the students to put in their best and ensure they complete the course successfully.