The Nigerian Army yesterday said it has concluded plans to flag off activities marking the 2018 Inter-Brigade Quater Guard Drill Competition of the Nigerian Army, saying it will hold between Thursday and Friday this week.
The director of Information, Nigerian Army, 2 Division, Colonel Ifijeh Mohammed in a statement signed on behalf of the General Officer Commanding (GOC), said the competition is expected to hold at the 2 Division Garrison Parade Ground, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State.
According to him, the objective of the competition was to enhance the quality of quarter guard drill competition in the 2 Division.
He added that it will also improve the comradeship among troops, as well as quarter guard organisation abilities of participating units.
Mohammed said that a total of 154 participants drawn from brigades and other units under 2 Division were to take part in the competition.
“A mobile quarter guard will be placed at the 2 Division Garrison Parade Ground and used during the competition.
“Headquarters 2 Division Nigerian Army is conducting this competition to acquaint and imbibe troops with quality Quarter Guard Drill, improve comradeship among troops as well as to showcase the dynamics of modern quarter guard form-up,” he said.
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