The Nigerian army 2020 Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examination hosted by the 82 Division Nigerian Army has been concluded.
While announcing the result of the examination, President of the Examination and Commander, Training and Doctrine Command, Major General Abubakar Tarfa on Saturday said the examination recorded 100 % as all 89 out of 92 eligible candidates that were shortlisted by the Nigerian Army passed the examination while 3 candidates did not report due to official reasons.
A statement signed by Deputy Director Army Public Relations 82 Division, Colonel Aliyu Yusuf said the officers were rigorously tested in tactics, map reading, administration in the field, driving/maintenance and french language.
According to him, as part of new innovation, physical fitness test which involved 3.2km combat race, press up, step up, sit up, beam heaving, obstacle test and 13 km combat walk was successfully carried out.
Addressing the candidates during his closing remarks, Major General Abubakar Tarfa, said the 100 percent pass achieved by the candidates is as a result of commitment and hardwork and an indication that the motive of the examination which is to assess candidates suitability and preparedness for higher responsibility as junior commanders has been achieved.
He further charged them to remain disciplined, dedicated and loyal to their military oath.
He commended members of the examination panel, observers from army headquarters, directing staff as well as the General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Major-General Lasisi Adegboye, officers and men of the division for their tireless effort in hosting and ensuring that the examination was conducted successfully.