The Nigerian Army Headquarters Garrison said it would hold its monthly route march on April 1.
This is contained in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by Col. Aliyu Yusuf, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations.
It stated that the exercise which was part of the Garrison’s monthly activities, would hold between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. along a designated route.
“The marked route for the exercise is from Guards Brigade Sports Complex, Niger Barracks, Lungi Barracks checkpoint and back to Guards Brigade Sports Complex,’’ it said.
The statement said that the exercise was mandatory for all personnel of the Nigerian Army serving in the FCT.
It also said that the exercise was aimed at testing the physical fitness of troops and their endurance capabilities.
The statement advised residents of Abuja and environs not to panic