The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi has arrived Jaji Military Cantonernment on two- day Official visit to the Armed Forces COmmand and Staff College Jaji, Kaduna State. According to the Special Assistant Media and Publicity to the Minister, Mohammad Abdulkadri the visit of General Magashi is ahead of the graduation ceremony of the Senior Course 42 which took place on Friday, 10 /07/2020 at Danjuma Hall.
On arrival the Minister of Defence Gen Magashi (rtd) who was received by the Commandant AFCSC Air Vice Marshal Abubakar Sadiq Liman immediately performed the ceremonial Inspection of the Quarter Guard mounted at the 4 Demo Battalion Headquarters. The Minister who was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence Sab’iu Zakari and Special Adviser Technical, Major General Ahmed Tijani Jibrin (rtd) took time to interact with AFCSC Management Staff just as he inspected the aesthetic of the newly improved main entrance to the Headquarters.
In compliance with the COVID-19 Protocol the Minister and his entourage took turn to use Sanitizer and changed their face masts. The Special Guest of Honour to the College is expected to graduate a total of One hundred and eighty two Students. A breakdown of the Students to be Graduated shows that the elements of the Nigerian Army top the list with 85, the Nigerian Navy has 40 and the Nigerian Air Force 34. Others include 13 Allied and 10 MDA to make a total of One hundred and eighty two graduating Students.