Nigerian Military command centre will open in the next 21
days in Maiduguri, Borno state.
According to reports, the army said that the installation of
high tech equipment and movement of the personnel into
the area had already commenced.
Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Army, Colnel Sani
Usman released a statement on Wednesday, June 17, 2015
to inform Nigerians on their latest development.
The statement reads:
“You will recall that a reconnaissance and an advance team
for the establishment of Military Command and Control
Centre (MCCC) were in Maiduguri and Yola last week.”
“Similarly, the Chief of Army Staff and Chief of Air Staff were
at the MCCC to commence operations Tuesday June 9, 2015.
The installations of hi-tech equipment, infrastructural
development of the Centre and posting of additional
operations staff have also commenced.”
“These are to be completed within 21 days when the MCCC
would be fully operational. With the establishment of the
Centre, all strategic and operational decisions on the fight
against terrorism and insurgency would emanate from the
“This will ensure faster response time; improve situational
awareness and better coordination of all stakeholders. The
centre will also give the needed impetus that would ensure
prosecution and successful conclusion of the war against
“It will also provide the required interface between the
Armed Forces of Nigeria and Multi-National Joint Task Force
to be deployed at the Lake Chad Basin area at the end of the
month of July 2015.”