Army commences military drill for women corps
By Paul Michael
The Nigerian Army Women Corps (NAWC) is set to embark on a 7-day military drill exercise for its troops starting on 27 August to 2 September 2022 in Giri-Gwagwalada general area, Abuja.
According to a statement made by Acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations NAWC, Hashimu Sa’ad Abdullahi, on Thursday, the Army said that the training is designed to test leadership skills, physical fitness, teamwork and military operations among others.
Abdullahi urged residents around Gwagwalada, Giri, Tugan Maji, Ana-Gada, Gudumba, Tagilogo and Makalma in Abuja to be calm and not to panic following the mass movement of military personnel, vehicles and equipment.
The statement said, “The Nigerian Army Women Corps (NAWC) will commence a 7-day FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE (FTX) for its troops from 27 August – 2 September 2022 in Giri-Gwagwalada general area, Abuja. The exercise is designed to test the troop’s Leadership skills, Physical fitness, Teamwork, Military Operations Other than War among other military drills.
“The exercise would also provide a platform to ascertain troops’ preparedness towards supporting all the Nigerian Army’s engagements.
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“Consequently, communities living around Gwagwalada, Giri, Tugan Maji, Ana-Gada, Gudumba, Tagilogo and Makalma in Abuja are enjoined not to panic on seeing mass movement of military personnel, vehicles and equipment in the general area from 27 August – 2 September 2022.
“Residents in the general areas mentioned are therefore enjoined to go about their normal daily routine activities and report any breach of security to the nearest authority. Furthermore, members of the communities are advised to stay away from the exercise area during the entire period of the FTX.
“You are requested to use your medium to disseminate and enlighten the general public, particularly the inhabitants of the aforementioned areas. While thanking you for your usual cooperation, please accept the esteem regards of the Acting Commander of the Corps.”
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