82 Div Army for­ma­tions be­gin keep-fit com­pe­ti­tion

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Eyo Charles, Cal­abar

Four Nige­rian Army for­ma­tions un­der the 82 Divi­sion be­gan a four­day keep-fit com­pe­ti­tion yes­ter­day.

13 Brigade Cal­abar,14 Brigade Ohafia in Abia State,34 Ar­tillery Brigade Ow­erri and 82 Divi­sion Enugu are par­tic­i­pat­ing in the ex­er­cise meant to keep of­fi­cers and men at alert, ac­cord­ing to the GOC, Gen­eral Of­fi­cer Com­mand­ing (GOC) 82 Divi­sion, Ma­jor Gen­eral Adamu Abubakar.

Declar­ing the cer­e­mony open, the GOC stated that the ex­er­cise would help the Army as­sess the fit­ness level of the top ech­e­lons of the cadre.

Rep­re­sented by Bri­gadier Gen. La­sisi Adeg­boye, the GOC stressed that the com­pe­ti­tion would af­ford the sol­diers the op­por­tu­nity to key into the Chief of Army Staff’s vi­sion which is “To have a pro­fes­sion­ally re­spon­sive Nige­rian Army in the dis­charge of its con­sti­tu­tional roles.”

The in­ter-Brigade com­pe­ti­tion in­cludes drill, live fir­ing, swim­ming, map read­ing, ob­sta­cle cross­ing, among sev­eral oth­ers.

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