November 29, (THEWILL) – The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has commended the Chief of Defence Staff, General Leo Irabor, for maintaining a high level of military-civil relationship in the country.
Runsewe made this remark when he received a delegation from the Department of Military-Civil Relations of the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, on a courtesy visit to the NCAC secretariat.
Runsewe, who expressed delight in the high level of mutual understanding and friendship exhibited by the military outside the barracks, said the cordiality has provided a good springboard for the exchange of meaningful ideas, which promotes the socioeconomic development of the nation.
He also commended the military on the quality of their exhibitions and the high standard of their parades.
Responding, the leader of the delegation, Rear Admiral Ayobanjo, Chief of Defence, Civil-Military Relations, commended the NCAC for upholding its mandate in the successful hosting of this year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) in Lagos State, where the military had a platform to exhibit its content.
He, therefore, expressed the military’s readiness to partner with the council on areas that will cement the cordial relationship between the military and the NCAC.
He added that it is good to know that the Director General is also the President of the Nigeria Golf Federation and that in the nearest future, his office will interact with the council on how they can come into partnership in golf tournaments.