The Former Head of State Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (GCFR) recently poured encomium to the National Defence College Nigeria on the occasion of the Public Presentation and Launch of the Book titled, Iconic Soldier and Peacemaker: A biography of General Martin Luther Agwai. The Public Book Presentation took place at the National Defence College Main Auditorium. General Abubakar advised the College to sustain the novel feat of the leadership series publication which will promote values required of leaders.
The Book was culminated from the findings from research efforts embarked upon by the College that there are significant gaps in the fundamentals of leadership. The Commandant National Defence College, Rear Admiral Adeniyi Osinowo said, apparently the novel effort of the College to contribute to the society and the world over in closing the intellectual gaps in the leadership space is worthy of commendation. The commandant asserted that the National Defence College board in December 2017 approved the activation of the Strategic Leadership Research Series. He added that the series was conceived to produce biographies, memoirs and monographs to document the experiences of selected serving or retired military and civilian personalities in strategic leadership position with a view to drawing lessons for posterity. The Commandant assured the mammoth crowd that attended the Book Presentation that the College will continue to publish the leadership series by considering another prominent personality that has distinguished him or herself in the society.
The Public Presentation and Launch of the Book titled Iconic soldier and Peacemaker was first in the Leadership series in the College. The occasioned was graced by personalities from all walks of life.