Flight Lieutenant Anthonia Egbujiobi is set to release her second book, ‘Bridging Civil-Military Gap; Strategies for Robust Relationships and Successful Operations.’
The book will be released as an imprint of Purple Shelves Publishers in September 2019.
A statement by the publishers, described the as “timely and relevant.” Adding that, “It presents facts and figures from her detailed research on curbing insecurity and calls for co-operation between the military and civilians as the way to combating insecurity. The book also suggests how this collaboration can and should be achieved.”
Egbujiobi, who is also a lawyer, a professional negotiator, mediator, conflict resolution expert, and motivational speaker, was inspired to write the book when she was nominated by the United Nations to serve in Congo as a military observer.
While serving, she set up and ran empowerment programmes in communities where she was delegated responsibility and learnt that the best way to build a safer community was if “we, the military and civilians, work together.”
Her personal experiences, programmes and empowerment schemes in Congo, which earned her the recognition and award by the UN and Nigerian Air Force. with the peoples and communities where she served are documented in her first book titled, ‘Building Castles With Pebbles.’