The Nigerian Army, 6 Division, has commenced the annual Nigerian Army Sports Festival (NASFEST) for officers and soldiers under the division.
Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, inaugurated the three-day exercise on Friday in Igwurata, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers.
He said that officers and soldiers from formations and units in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers would compete in half marathon and combat road race events.
He added that “the competition will serve as opportunity to promote mutual cooperation and comradeship among participants.
“It also adds to the training and re-training of troops, which is crucial to achieving the required regimentation, professional responsiveness and combat efficiency needed to tackle various security challenges.” Read more