The Nigerian Army and its Turkey analogue have vowed to increase military bilateral relations between both countries to tackle terrorism. This was made known today, Monday 30 August 2021, at the Nigerian Army Headquarters Abuja, when the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Hidaye Bayraktar paid a courtesy to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya.
During the visit, Ambassador Bayraktar discussed further counter-terrorism strategies. He confronted the challenges of insecurity, pointing out that the Defence Corporations of both countries have to come into a mutual agreement to curtail the activities of terrorists in both countries.
In brief, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), described the visit as an opportunity to further enhance the existing cordial relationship between both countries, particularly the Land Forces of Turkey. He revealed that during his recent tour of Turkey, he paid a visit to the Turkish Defence Corporation, describing it as a very insightful tour. Gen Yahaya further stated that the connection between the two motherlands will shore up the fighting inclinations of the armies of both countries through sharing of aptitude and operational experience.
Photo of Turkey Nigerian Ambassador at HQ Army with COAS Gen. Yahaya
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