Following the invitation of the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka Edenabu Douglas Okoro, as a guest lecturer, at the 4-day Convention of the Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs), held in 81 Division, Nigerian Army (NA), on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at the Nebo Hall, the Commandant tasked the RSMs, on Inter-agency Cooperation, Mutual Respect, Discipline and Professionalism.
Commandant Eweka Okoro, was however, ably represented at this year’s first RSMs’ convention 2022, by Chief Superintendent of Corps(CSC) Abdulazeez Adewumi Bakare (Resource Person). He was also joined at the colourful and mind blowing event, by the Deputy Superintendent of Corps(DSC) Adeyinka Mutiu (Discussant) and the Assistant Superintendent of Corps I(ASCI) Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide, the Public Relations Officer, NSCDC, Lagos State Command.
The Nigerian Army has also said, “the theme of the event, “Capacity Building for RSMs in the Nigerian Army for Enhanced Regimentation” was organized to enhance the capacity of the RSMs as custodians of discipline and regimentation in the NA.”
The lecture was delivered by CSC Abdulazeez Bakare (Unit Commander, Armed Squad, Lagos Command), on behalf of the Commandant, NSCDC, Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka Okoro, on Tuesday at the RSMs’ convention titled, “Interagency Cooperation amongst the Lower Ranks : Perspectives of the NSCDC.” He posited in his paper amongst other things saying, “collective efforts from all Security Agencies were needed to achieve successful security environments in our today’s world.”
The lecture which was summed up by Major General Olusegun Adesina, Director Personnel services, Army Headquarters, Abuja, who represented the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, also featured interventionist contributions from two Discussants, Brigadier General Mohammed Abubakar, DSC Adeyinka Mutiu and Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Bello(Moderator), amidst other senior officers and participants at the events.
Finally, Commandant Eweka Okoro also seized the occasion to congratulate the NA, especially, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division, NA, Major General Umar Musa, while he also wished the participants a successful convention.