The Commandant , Members of Faculty and Participants of Army War College Nigeria (AWCN) Course 6/2022 embarked on an Internal Security Study Tour to Operations HADARIN DAJI and WHIRL STROKE in Sokoto and Benue States respectively from 23 – 26 May 2022. The tour which is part of the course requirements for the Interagency Cooperation and Coordination in Military Operations Module, is intended to provide participants with the opportunity to appreciate the conduct and complexity inherent in joint and interagency operations.
The theme for the 2022 Internal Security Study Tour is ” Developing Strategies for Operations in a Whole of Government/ Society Approach to Internal Security in Nigeria” . The tour which comprises 2 Teams will visit some military and security agencies’ locations within the Operations’ Area of Responsibility. The Commandant AWCN, Maj Gen BA Alabi, who is the Overall Tour Director, leads Team 1 visiting Operation HADARIN DAJI, while the Deputy Comdt/ DOS, Brig Gen UM Alkali heads Team 2 visiting Operation WHIRL STROKE. The tour will last for 3 days and participants being commanders at operational level are amongst other things expected to study the mandate, capabilities and challenges of the agencies participating in these operations. The College recently concluded its Environmental Study Tour 2022, which took the participants to North- West, South-South and South-West Geo-Political Zones of the country.