The Nigerian Army has alerted residents of communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State of a scheduled training programme for officers and soldiers, which will commence on Tuesday, July 8 and end on July 23, 2014.
A statement from the Army Public Relations Unit of 3 Division, in Rukuba, near Jos, said the programme involves sporadic movement of personnel and equipment.
The statement, which was signed by Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Texas Chukwu, said: “In line with Army Headquarters (AHQ) training directive towards excellent military professionalism, 3 Division headquarters of the Nigerian Army will be conducting its 2014 Annual Range Classification.
“The exercise is meant to test the ability of officers and soldiers on weapon handling. During this period, there will be sporadic movement of military personnel, vehicles and equipment”.