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New Defence publicist Abubakar up to the task

04 August 2015, 08:52Augustine Osayande

Abuja – New Defence Director of Information, Colonel Rabe Abubakar, said he was aware and conscious of the security challenges in the country and the need for collective efforts to confront them.

He called for a multi-stakeholder approach to end the prevailing challenges.

“There is absolute need for synergy of efforts and collaboration among all stakeholders to re-strategise in the area of information collection, management and determination in counter terrorism and insurgency,” he stressed.

The new Director of Information stated that he would make himself readily accessible, available, responsive and proactive in dealing with media and other partners in the course of promoting the military/media relationship. 

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He promised to maintain excellent and robust press relations with all segments of media outlets to support the Nigeria Armed Forces operations and activities.

Abubakar took over from Major General Chris Olukolade, who is proceeding on retirement after 35 years of service in the Military and to the nation in general, though still remain in active service till September.

Abubakar, born 50 years ago in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, therefore promised to maintain the professional standard set by his predecessor. 

- CAJ News

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