Calabar - The Nigerian Army on Monday in Calabar began a five-day combat proficiency competition as part of its 2013 training programme.
The Commander of 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army Calabar, Brig.-Gen. Okwudili Azinta, said that the competition was organised to strengthen the existing friendship in the army.
He said the competition would foster "espirit de corps'' as a critical element in building cohesion within a combat formation.
According to him, the competition is mainly a training activity organised by the 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu.
Also, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) the division, Maj.-Gen. Adebayo Olaniyi, said the competition was organised to keep physical fitness and cultivate competitive spirit among the seven formations under the division.
Olaniyi was represented by Brig.-Gen. David Lubo.