The Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) in realization of it’s mandate and desirous of becoming an institution of international repute has firmed up partnership with Kings College, London in providing top notch educational development to interested individuals. This followed a symbolic signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both institutions which took place at TY Buratai Building, NARC Abuja on Wednesday, 11 August 2021.
While making his remarks, the team leader from Kings College, Professor Balogun Alao stated that the team was at the Centre to firm up an earlier agreement between Kings College London and NARC. He reiterated that the MoU would provide interested individuals with the requisite qualification, the opportunity to study at the prestigious Kings College London leveraging on the excellent educational facilities domiciled at NARC, Abuja.
The anticipated areas of collaboration between the two partners are on Doctorate Degree, Advanced Training, Research and Leadership Development Programmes amongst other areas of functional collaboration.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Director-General (DG), NARC, Major General Garba Ayodeji Wahab (Rtd), thanked the team for bringing to fruition the long term relationship that existed between the NARC and Kings College London through the MoU. He further stated that the NARC has been living up to expectations as one of the leading research institutions in Nigeria that is in collaboration with reputable institutions globally. He reassured that the NARC would ensure the actualization of the terms of this robust collaboration.
The MoU was crystalized in the presence of the Executive Director Consult, Major General JGK Myam, Senior Research Fellows, Management Staff and Consultants.
It could be recalled that NARC since establishment has had collaborations with reputable institutions locally and internationally. Institutions such as the Harvard Kennedy Leadership School, USA and United Services Institute India, (USI) among several other institutions are currently into partnership with NARC in different ways.