The National Taskforce on the Prohibition of Illegal Importation/Smuggling of Arms, Ammunitions, Light Weapons, Chemical Weapons, and Pipeline Vandalism, NATFORCE, says it had received Israeli experts that will train its management staff and operatives.
The NATFORCE Director-General, Dr Baba Mohammed said the Israelis, who are from a “world-renowned international security trainer organisation”, ETOS Company, arrived at NATFORCE head office last Thursday.
According to a statement by NATFORCE, the company will provide comprehensive training of the agency’s workforce and technology transfer.
The statement added that ETOS has trained several security establishments including the military within and beyond African shores.
The NATFORCE boss expressed his optimism that the training would bring a huge success story to the Federal Government in her bid to combat banditry, illegal arms proliferation, and insurgency in the country.
He, therefore, set up a committee comprising experienced retired and serving military personnel to deliberate on the training arrangements.
In his remarks, the Chief Executive Officer of ETOS, Eyal Tal, promised to deploy engaging high-tech security equipment along with artificial intelligence to maximally accomplish the goal of the training.