Nigerian Army Hosts Quarterly Confab, Wins Africa Volleyball Championship

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Army General Officers Commanding at a meeting
Army General Officers Commanding at a meeting

Nigerian Army Hosts Quarterly Confab, Wins Africa Volleyball Championship

Nigerian Army Hosts Quarterly Conference
The Nigerian Army is set to hold the Chief of Army Staff’s First Quarter Conference and Combat Arms Training Week 2019, from Tuesday 23 to Sunday 28 April 2019 at the Lt Gen AO Ihejirika Auditorium, Infantry Corps Centre, Jaji, Kaduna State.

The conference will afford the Nigerian Army the platform to re-appraise its performance in the pursuit of its constitutional roles as well as make projections for the next quarter. Other activities expected to take place during the conference include intelligence and security brief, review of Nigerian Army operations, brief from selected operation Commanders, several lectures and miscellaneous matters.

There will also be fire power demonstrations at Jaji range as part of the conference.

The theme for this year’s Combat Arms Training Week is: “Leveraging Land Power and Future Warfare: The Utility of the Combat Arms”.

Principal Staff Officers, Corps, Formation and Operations Commanders, Commandants of Nigerian Army Corps Schools and some selected Nigerian Army Officers serving in some key appointments, tri-service institutions as well as retired senior Army officers are expected to be in attendance.

SAGIR MUSA
Colonel
Acting Director Army Public Relations
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Army Female Team Bags Medal at African Volleyball Championship
The Nigerian Army Female Volleyball Team (NAFVT) has won Bronze Medal for Nigeria at the just concluded 2019 Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Zone 3 Clubs Championship that took place at the Indoor Sports Hall, University of Lagos from the 13th to 19th of April 2019.

The female category of the championship featured 11 teams from various African countries that make up the CAVB Zone 3. The NAFVT having emerged 4th Position at the 2018 National Volleyball Premier League, was among the teams that represented Nigeria at the 2019 CAVB Clubs Championship.

At the end of the week-long competition, the NAFVT emerged 3rd Postion to merit the championship’s Bronze Medal. Additionally, Lance Corporal Ijeoma Ukpabi of the Nigerian Army team won the Championship’s Best Spiker Award.

The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has congratulated the NAFVT and their instructors on the feat achieved so far, and enjoined them to go for gold medal in future championship.

SAGIR MUSA
Colonel
Acting Director Army Public Relations
19 April 2019
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