By Jerry Daks
A group, Economic Monitoring Alliance said that the recently inaugurated secured communication network for the Armed Forces project nick named GIWA 2 Project as a boost to the economy.
The GIWA 2 Project is designed to provide secured means of communications, real time instant reporting as well as information exchange between the Armed Forces of Nigeria and other security agencies and bring about enhanced collaboration between defence intelligence and entire security community.
The group in a statement issued on Saturday by its president, Bola Adegoke, joined President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPCL) Limited Communication team to commend the Armed forces of Nigeria under the leadership of Gen. LEO Irabor for innovation.
The group said an improved and secured communication system will enhance ongoing operations of the Nigerian military and other security agencies, thereby making it safer for economic activities to thrive.
The statement attributed the strength of the military in advanced countries to secured communication network.
“We commend the GIWA 2 Project as it is one of the several initiatives of the Gen. LEO Irabor led AFN aimed at deepening collaboration in tackling the security challenges in the country.
“Our study show that the effectiveness seen in the military and security agencies of the advanced countries have secured communication network as one of the factors responsible.
“We salute the CDS and his team for this noble objective which will enhance security for our farmers and give a boost to other economic activities,” the Alliance added.