The Nigerian Army Women Corps (NAWC) will on Saturday commence a 7-day Field Training Exercise (FTX) for its troops from 27 August – 2 September 2022 in Giri-Gwagwalada general area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
According to the Spokesperson of NAWC, Captain Hashimu Sa’ad Abdullahi, “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.”