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2015 Army Day celebration begins July 1

29 June 2015, 21:43

Abuja - The Nigerian Army will mark the 2015 Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL 2015) between July 1 and July 6, 2015.

This is contained in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman.

The statement said the theme of this year’s Army Day celebration is: ‘’Equipping the Nigerian Army to Enhance Operational Efficiency in Combating Threats to National Security’’.

According to the statement, the activities to mark the NADCEL 2015 will kick off on Wednesday, July 1 ,with news briefing by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah, in Abuja.

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It said there would be Juma’at prayers on Friday, July 3 at all the Nigerian Army formation headquarters nationwide; and inter-denominational Church service on Sunday, July 5, at all formations and units of the Army.

It also said that there would be two-day free medical services organised for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) during the celebration.

It said the free medical services would be carried out by the Nigerian Army Medical Corps.

'' There will also be wreath-laying ceremony at the Military Cemetery, and visit to hospital patients at the 7 Division Hospital and Medical Services.

''The grand finale of NADCEL 2015 will be Chief of Army Staff’s address to troops and decoration of troops with medals,’’ the statement added.



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