…..Training Will Test Soldiers’ Fitness, Others
By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Neighbouring Communities around Giri have been urged not to panic as the Nigerian Army Women Corps (NAWC) is has announced it will hold a seven-day Field Training Exercise (FTX) for its troops in Giri-Gwagwalada general area, Abuja.
The field training exercise will commence from Saturday, August 27 till September 2, 2022, according a statement issued by the Acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations NAWC, Captain, Hashimu Sa’ad Abdullahi.
In a statement dated Wednesday, August 24, 2022, Abdullahi advised communities around Gwagwalada, Giri, Tugan Maji, Ana-Gada, Gudumba, Tagilogo and Makalma in Abuja not to panic on seeing a mass movement of military personnel, vehicles and equipment in the area.
It added that the training provides a platform to ascertain troops’ preparedness for supporting all the Nigerian Army’s engagements.
The statement partly read: “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, Team work, 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.
“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 please 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.