Ninety-two officers and personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have successfully graduated from a two-week training course on weapon handling to better the success being achieved by the military in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
The graduation ceremony for the personnel which took place on Saturday at the Youth Centre of Maimalari Cantonment organized by the 7 division Nigerian Army highlighted activities carried out by the graduating personnel, particularly in self Defence and marksmanship.
Speaking during the occasion, the Chief of training, Lt. Col. Nnaji said, the personnel has been certified proficient in the handling of weapons.
According to him, they have exhibited high level of commitment during the training exercise and showed a general conduct, which is acceptable in such a training exercise.
“They have also done very well in both practical and written examination to meet all the requirements for better handling of weapons,” Col. Ninja I said.