The Nigerian Defence Academy has disclosed that it would conduct its annual range classification and introductory shooting exercises for Cadets of the 73 Regular Course, urging the residents not to panic.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the academy’s Public Relations Officer, Maj. Mohammed Maidawa, made this known in a statement issued on Friday in Kaduna.
“The NDA wishes to inform the public, especially inhabitants of Mando,Tsamiya, Kauya, and Afaka general areas, that it will be conducting its Annual Range Classification for Nigerian Army (NA) personnel of the NDA and Introductory Shooting Exercise for Cadets of 73 Regular Course,” he said.
Maidawa noted that that the exercises were scheduled to take place between November 20 and 30 at NDA Open Range Afaka.
He gave the assurance that all necessary safety measures have been put in place for the successful conduct of the exercises.
However, he admonished the public and neighboring communities to avoid trespassing in the general area throughout the period of the exercises.