Malami Backs Reforms In Armed Forces, Seeks Up-To-Date Training Of Personnel

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has said that up-to-date training of personnel is part of the measures that will boost the service delivery of Nigeria’s Armed Forces.

The AGF made this known when members of the Presidential Implementation/Advisory Committee for the Implementation of the Recommendations of the Reform Committee on Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Nigeria, visited his office on Monday.

According to the statement issued on Tuesday by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations,OAGF, “Malami emphasized the need for robust legal and legislative framework, effective inter-ministerial support and up-to-date training as well as enhanced capacity building approaches.”

He added that “the Federal Government of Nigeria vigorously pursues the processes for the immediate implementation of reforms strategy for national security architecture with a view to provide enhanced institutions for effective service delivery.”

Malami told the Committee to be rest assured of the support of the Federal Ministry of Justice even as it works towards achieving its objectives.

On his part, the Chairman of Committee Major General Alwali Jauji Kazir (rtd) said that based on national and global changes, operations of the armed forces have to adapt to current trends and demands.

“Our goal is to improve capacity and capability of the Armed Forces of Nigeria for rapid deployment to counter wide spectrum of both internal and external threats,” he said.

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