(May 10, 2022, Monrovia-Liberia)- The Armed Forces Command Staff College, Nigeria visited the office of the Minister of Education, Prof. Dr .D. Ansu Sonii, Sr., while on an annual study tour across selected countries in the sub-region.
According to a dispatch from the Nigerian Embassy near Monrovia, the study tour will focus on Brain drain across Africa and its impact on economic and national security.
In a brief courtesy meeting with Minister Sonii and Team at his office on the Ministerial Complex, Congo Town, a team headed by the Director of Coordination, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Nigeria, and Team leader of the College’s Study Group 8, Brigadier General, MN Inuwa said” the essence of the acquaintance meeting with the Senior Management Team of the Ministry of Education, is to establish coordination, collaboration and partnership for the Education upliftment of Senior Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia”.
According to Brigadier General Inuwa, the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Nigeria, is a Tri-Service institution established to train operational level of military officers of the highest professional standards in order to assume command and staff responsibilities.
Speaking further, he indicated that the main objective of said establishment that is expected to run 2 courses throughout the year, is intended to develop the professional knowledge and understanding of selected officers of the Armed Forces so as to prepare them for higher staff and command appointments.
“It would, however, interest you to note, that the college does not train only Nigerian military officers but also trains selected and qualified officers from Nigeria’s paramilitary services as well as Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs),” he asserted.
In conclusion, he disclosed that the Africa Study Tour is a major exercise in the curriculum of the Senior Course of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Nigeria.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Education, Prof. Dr. D. Ansu Sonii, Sr, lauded the delegates for the acquaintance which seeks to strengthen partnership, coordination, and collaboration through bilateral engagement.
According to Minister Sonii, the Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Education, is opened to bilateral partnership which seeks to improve the Education system of Liberia and will be very glad to extend this discussion to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Liberia’s bilateral coordination ministry.
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