Japan, Nigeria military deepen synergies

japanese armour 1By AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian and Japanese military have agreed to share ideas and experience to enhance their capacities.

The agreement was reached when Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, hosted the President of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force Command and Staff College, Vice Admiral Umio Otsuka at his office in Abuja.

Olonisakin said the Nigerian Military stood a good chance to learn a lot from Japan in view of the Japanese advancement in science and technology and its proficiency in the production of military hardware.

He noted that the visit of the Japanese top military officer would further deepen the synergy of purpose and existing cooperation between the two friendly countries.

Earlier in his remark, Otsuka pledged his country’s continuous cooperation with Nigeria, especially in its war against terror which he noted is a global phenomenon which required global effort to stamp out.

He commended the Nigerian Armed Forces on their fight against insurgence.

Otsuka noted that his visit to Nigeria has afforded him the opportunity of cross regional experience.

CAJ News

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