Ibadan: Nigerian Army extends shooting range exercise till March 

The Nigerian Army 2 Division Headquarters, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Odogbo Barracks, Oojo, Monday announced the extension of the ongoing shooting range exercise at the cantonment.

In a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan, the command said the ongoing shooting range exercise will now be on till 5th March, 2024.

The statement signed by Lieutenant Colonel Polycarp Oloye stated that ‘sequel to the earlier sent statement, the date for the Range Classification has been extended till 5th March, 2024.

“In view of this, all communities living around Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, are hereby informed not to panic on hearing sounds of firing during this period.

“Accordingly, those farming and hunting within the barrack are advised to avoid the range area throughout the period.

“You are please requested to disseminate this information to the general public through your medium for strict compliance and safety. Please accept the assurances and best regards of the General Officer Commanding.”

The 2 Division Nigerian Army Headquarters earlier last week in a press statement issued by the Acting Deputy Director for Army Public Relations 2 Division Nigerian Army, Lt Colonel Polycarp Oloye, stated  that the 2 Division Training School is holding Range Classification Exercise as one of the training requirements for Exercise Shining Star V/2024.