Rear Admiral Yaminu Ehinomen Musa (Rtd) Dismissed, Major-General Adamu Garba Laka Takes Helm

Rear Admiral Yaminu Ehinomen Musa (Rtd) Dismissed, Major-General Adamu Garba Laka Takes HelmMajor-General Adamu Garba Laka’s nomination as the National Counter-Terrorism Center’s new National Coordinator marks a step forward in President Bola Tinubu’s reorganization of Nigeria’s national security structure. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

According to AIT, this decision follows the dismissal of Rear Admiral Yaminu Ehinomen Musa (Rtd), the pioneer National Coordinator, who was appointed in August 2022 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Major-General Laka brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having served in various capacities in North-East Nigeria.

Additionally, his international experience includes deployments to Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo under the United Nations, as well as participation in the United States AFRICOM exercise in Senegal.

His academic qualifications are equally impressive, holding Master’s Degrees in National Security from the National Defence University, Pakistan, and in International Affairs and Strategic Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy.

President Tinubu’s decision to appoint Major-General Laka shows the importance of combatting terrorism and enhancing national security in Nigeria. It signals a commitment to strengthening the country’s defense mechanisms and addressing the challenges posed by insurgent groups operating within its borders.

The appointment of Major-General Laka comes at a critical juncture, as Nigeria continues to contend with security threats from various extremist groups. His leadership and expertise are expected to play a pivotal role in coordinating efforts to counter terrorism and safeguard the nation’s stability.

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