By Press Unit
The Nigerian Army Women’s Corps NAWC, has just completed its maiden Inter-Battalion Obstacle Crossing Competition 2022. Troops of Admin Battalion, after crossing about 19 apparatus emerged the overall winner at the event. The competition was held at the 176 Guards Battalion obstacle course, Gwagwalada Abuja.
While declaring the Competition closed, the Commander Defence Headquarters Garrison Major General P.B Fakrogha commended the effort of the Acting Corps Commander and his entire staff for the foresight in evolving the competition which is aimed at testing the physical, mental alertness and combat readiness of the female soldiers.
This according to him would strongly improve troop’s physical fitness and endurance which encapsulated the challenges troops faced in the various operational environment.
He also affirmed that the competition will provide the right avenue for combat readiness that will expedite the attainment of the objective evolving a functional and proactive NAWC.
Earlier in his opening remarks, the Acting Commander of the Corps, Colonel D.E Adamu commended the participants for the team work and endurance exhibited during the event.
He encouraged them to sustain this feat by always keeping fit.
The participants were drawn from all the units under NAWC which included 1 Women Special Operations Battalion (1WSOB), 2 WSOB and Admin Battalion of NAWC.
Those in attendance were the Acting Commander Nigerian Army Space Command, Colonel MI Lemu, the Chief of Staff NAWC Colonel T.A Akinbo, the former Coordinator 1WSOB, Lieutenant Colonel S Dibal (Retired), the Representative of Army Headquarters Department of Training, Lieutenant Colon I.A Mohammed and the Acting Commanding Officer 176 Guards Battalion Major C.O Ogwu.
@views exclusive rights: Press Unit, Nigerian Army, May 17, 2022.