82 Div Army formations begin keep-fit competition
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.