KEEP OFF This Area To Avoid Being Shot By The Army
If you are a resident or know someone residing in Tohu and Kabama villages in Dogarawa, Sabobgari Local Government Area, Kaduna State, then you need to be careful this period.
This is because the Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its School of Military Police, Zaria, would conduct the Annual Range Classification from Monday, November 12th to November 23 and advised residents to keep-off the area.
Acting Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Depot Nigerian Army/Nigerian Military School, Lt. Adekunle Adeyemi-Akinleye, stated this in a statement in Zaria.
Adeyemi-Akinleye said that the exercise would be conducted at its shooting range located at Tohu and Kabama villages in Dogarawa, Sabobgari Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
He said: “Annual Range Classification is a routine activity aimed at assessing the proficiency of the troops on their weapons handling.
“The exercise will involve firing of live ammunition using small arms. The authority has put in place safety measures and precautions to ensure a safe and hitch-free exercise.
“However, residents of Dogarawa village are advised to stay away from the range general area within the scheduled period.”
According to Adeyemi-Akinleye, residents of the affected communities are urged not to panic seeing movement of troops and hearing the sound of gunshots.
He said that it was a routine exercise for soldiers of Nigerian Army School of Military Police.
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