This year’s edition of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) begins today and will end on July 7, 2018.
Army spokesperson, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said the event with the theme: The Nigerian Army and National Security: A Panacea for Nigeria’s Economic Development,” will take place in Mongonu, Borno state.
According to him, the activities to mark the NADCEL 2018 will kick off on today with press conference by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, in Maiduguri.
He said: “Other activities to mark the celebration include Juma’at prayers at all the Nigerian Army formation headquarters nationwide and Inter-denominational Church Service on July 1, 2018, at all formations and units of the Army.
“There will be a sanitation exercise on June 30, 2018, at Gudumbali and other selected locations in Borno state. Also, there will be free medical outreaches in some selected locations during the celebration.
“Similarly, the celebration will feature military equipment exhibition and mini trade fair at Monguno. The grand finale of NADCEL 2018 will be Chief of Army Staff’s address to troops and decoration of troops with medals.”