OAGF to partner National Defence College on staff training

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* Photo R-L: AGF Idris, Admiral Bashir


The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation is to sponsor Treasury staff
 for training in relevant courses at the National Defence College.


The Accountant General of the Federation,  Ahmed Idris FCNA who dropped the hint in Abuja, 
noted that this initiative will broaden the horizon and enhance the capabilities of Treasury
 officers.


He noted that the National Defence College is one of the prestigious colleges in the country, 
adding that the Treasury was pleased to be associated with the content and activities of the 
College.


Idris, while addressing the Commandant of the National Defence College, Rear Admiral M. M. Bashir,
 who led the management team of the College on a courtesy visit to him in Abuja;  called on the
 Defence College to make known the relevant courses and assured that Treasury officers will be 
sponsored to attend.


The AGF, who also accepted the invitation  of the Commandant to be a resource person and 
guest lecturer at the College, tasked the leadership of the National Defence College on 
prudent management of resources and assured of prompt release of approved funds for the College.


He congratulated the Commandant on his recent appointment and applauded successive leadership 
of the College, whose efforts he acknowledged contributed to the present heights the College 
has attained.


On the activities of the Nigerian Army, Idris applauded the gallantry of Nigeria soldiers, 
especially in the fight against insurgency and promised that the Treasury will continue to
 support the Nigerian Armed Forces in every possible way.


Speaking earlier, the Commandant of the National Defence College, Rear Admiral M. M. Bashir 
acknowledged the efforts of the Treasury in implementing policies to enhance transparency and
 accountability in the  management of government resources.


He thanked the AGF for the release of funds to the College and made a case for training of 
Treasury officers at the College.



Henshaw Ogubike mnipr
Director (Information, Press and Public Relations)

OFFICE OF THE ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION
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