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82 Division Nigerian Army Hosts 2017 Army Captains – Majors Practical Promotions Examination

In line with the directive of the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General TY Buratai, the 82 Division Nigerian Army is set to host Captain – Major Practical Promotion Examination 2017, from the 16th – 20th October 2017.

The examination is intended to test the intellectual and professional ability of the candidates as well as to improve on their capacity and knowledge base in the discharge of their duties.

Eligible candidates will be tested on map reading, tactics and low intensity conflicts, communications, staff duties and French language.

The Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Nigerian Army will conduct the examination in 82 Division Area of Responsibility.

A team of observers from Army Headquarters, Directing Staff and members of the examination panel drawn from formations and units of the Nigerian Army will be involved in the conduct of the Exercise.

The Commander TRADOC, Major General Rasheed Olawuyi Yusuf will address the 130 candidates and the Directing Staff at about 1400 hours on Sunday 15th October 2017 at the Division’s Auditorium.

Similarly, the General Officer Commanding 82 Division Nigeian Army, Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar will make some remarks at the occasion.

Consequently, there will be movements of vehicles conveying troops in selected field locations for the examination.

Members of the public in Enugu city and Nsude – Udi community along 9th Mile general are hereby informed not to worry on seeing sporadic movements of military vehicles and personnel during the period of the Exercise.


Sagir Musa


Deputy Director Public Relations

82 Division Nigerian Army



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