Despite Lekki protests, Army in Ibadan to begin shooting exercise, urge residents not to panic

The 2 Division Nigerian Army, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Odogbo barracks, Ibadan, has informed communities residents within the barracks not to panic on hearing the sound of gunshots.

According to the Army, the Range Classification Exercise of the Nigerian Army will begin on Thursday

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer, 2 division headquarters, Colonel Hassan Mohammed, on Wednesday.

According to the statement, the Range Classification Exercise aims to test and refresh the weapon handling proficiency of young soldiers of the division.

The statement, however, directed those farming and hunting within the 2 division headquarters’ vicinity to avoid the range area throughout the exercise period which will last for two days.

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