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Ministry of Defence is to provide administrative and support services, timely and effectively to enable the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to build and maintain a modern, compact, strong, professional, mission-capable and mission-ready Armed Forces, for the defence of National territory maritime interest, airspace and the protection and defence of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and to contribute to peace-making and peace-keeping duties worldwide under sub-regional and global organizations of which Nigeria is a member.”
i. Maintain men of the Nigerian Armed Forces in a state of combat readiness on land, sea and air;
ii. Maintain a proper balance in arms and men to meet needs of internal and external security;
iii. Make provisions for the welfare of the men of the Armed Forces in terms of training, accommodation, health care and other benefits aimed at boosting their morale;
iv. Enhance the capabilities and sophistication of the country’s defence industries, in order to reduce the country’s dependence on foreign sources of supply;
v. Enhance security in the African continent by promoting a collective defence system through bilateral, sub-regional and continental co-operation;
vi. Contribute towards peace and stability in the world through the United Nations Organization (UNO) the African Union; (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); and
vii. Responsible for the formulation and execution of the National Defence Policy.
The control of the Armed Forces, their joint operations and training rest with the Chief of Defence Staff who coordinates the three Services while the three Service Chiefs are responsible for the day to day running of their respective Services.