FG seeks China’s support in combating cyber crime

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin

The federal government yesterday solicited the assistance of the Chinese government in combating cyber crime. Speaking at a ceremony to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, the Chief of Defense Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, noted that the plea hinged on the understanding that China was far ahead of Nigeria in the area of cyber crime control.

Represented by the Director, Defence Information, Major General John Enenche, the Army boss also acknowledged China’s role in training some of the best hands in Nigerian army. Congratulating China on its anniversary, Eneche stated that lessons could be learnt from the progress made by the PLA in the 90 years of its existence. He further commended the relationship existing between Nigeria and China in the areas of security and intelligence sharing.

Welcoming the guests, the Military, Naval and Air Attaché of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria, Senior Colonel Wang Runxu, noted that the relationship between both countries had unceasingly developed over the years.

The envoy added that for years, the PLA has provided dozens of slots annually for Nigerian officers to participate in military training courses in China, which effectively promotes understanding and cooperation between both nations.



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