The NA Women Corps (NAWC) has completed its maiden Inter-Battalion Obstacle Crossing Competition 2022. According to the NA spokesperson, the troops of the Admin Battalion won after crossing about 19 apparatus and emerged the overall winner at the event. The competition was held at the 176 Guards Battalion obstacle course, Gwagwalada Abuja, Nigeria.
While declaring the Competition closed, the Commander Defence Headquarters Garrison Maj Gen PB 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, and mental alertness and combat readiness of the female soldiers.
NA Women Corps Competition
According to him, this would strongly improve troops’ 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 of evolving a functional and proactive NA Women Corps.
Earlier in his opening remarks, the Acting Commander of the Corps, Colonel DE Adamu commended the participants for the teamwork 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 NA Space Command, Colonel MI Lemu, the Chief of Staff NAWC Colonel TA Akinbo, the former Coordinator 1WSOB, Lt Col S Dibal (Rtd), the Representative of AHQ Dept of Training, Lt Col IA Mohammed and the Acting Commanding Officer 176 Guards Battalion Maj CO Ogwu.
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