Army urges for calm as it begins shooting exercise in Badagry

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Nigerian soldiers: shooting exercise in Badagry on Monday

Nigerian soldiers: shooting exercise in Badagry on Monday

The 243 Battalion of the Nigerian Army on Friday says it will hold a field training which will involve shooting of guns in the Badagry neighbourhood of Lagos State.

This is contained in a statement signed and issued by Lt.-Col. Kingsley Samuel, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, in Lagos.

According to the statement, the 243 Battalion, Nigerian Army, is scheduled to hold a field training from June 20 to 24 at Ibereko, Badagry.

“The general public, particularly locals as well as farmers around Badagry to Kakon general area, are please requested to keep off the entire exercise area.

“They are not to panic on hearing gunshots while the field exercise lasts. The exercise is part of the training to keep the soldiers in shape.

“It is a routine exercise to keep the soldiers physically and mentally ready,” the statement said.

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Source:: PM Newspaper