A total of 354 personnel of the Nigerian Army yesterday commenced a two-week exercise for promotion to the rank of Army Warrant Officers.
The examination is being held at the Jaji Military Cantonment in Kaduna State.
Addressing the candidates, the chief of personnel management (Army), Maj.-Gen. Yakubu Yahaya, said the annual exercise was to determine those qualified for the promotion.
He said that the promotion would be a recognition and reward of the hard work, efficiency and commitment to duty of the officers.
Yahaya congratulated the candidates for their nomination to be part of the crop of Army Warrant Officers, the highest rank attainable in the enlisted cadre of the Army.
“This underscores the need for each and every one of you to do your utmost best in order to earn the promotion.
“During the course of this exercise, you will undergo physical and medical examination to ascertain your stability to pass through the selection process,” he said.