The 2nd Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Uyo is hosting the 6th Division Warrant Officers and Senior Non – Commissioned Officers competition in Ibagwa, Abak.
The shooting competition is scheduled to hold from today, Monday 17 to Friday, 21, July 2017.
A statement issued by Captain Umar Shuaib, Assistant Director, Public Relations of the Brigade, said that as part of the activities lined up for the competition, troops of 2nd Brigade Nigerian Army and other competing formations will be firing live rounds at the 6th Battalion range area Ibagwa on Wednesday 19 July, 2017 from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm.
Capt. Shuaib urged members of the public within Ibagwa, Abak and its environs not to panic on hearing the sound of gun shots and to stay clear from the general area during the exercise.
He conveyed the assurances of the Commander, 2nd Brigade Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdu Ibrahim Hassan towards the orderly conduct of the exercise.