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Plane Crash: Army Reschedule New Date For Passing Out Parade Of Regular Recruits

The Nigerian Army have fixed a new date for the passing out parade (POP) for regular recruits, scheduled to hold on Saturday May 22 2021. The event was postponed due to the funeral of Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the late Chief of Army Staff, and other officers, who died in a plane crash in Kaduna….”
Fatai Olamide
May 26, 2021 1:23 pm

The Nigerian Army have fixed a new date for the passing out parade (POP) for regular recruits, scheduled to hold on Saturday May 22 2021.
The event was postponed due to the funeral of Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the late Chief of Army Staff, and other officers, who died in a plane crash in Kaduna.
Nigeria Army made the announcement through the Captain Audu Arigu, NDA Assistant Director, Public Relations, in a press statement on Wednesday.
Audu added that Attahiru was to attend the POP as the Reviewing Officer/Special Guest of Honour.
The new schedule is 8 a.m on Saturday May 29 at the RSM Hama Kim Parade Ground.
The POP is one of the activities to mark the end of the rigorous training involved in the process of becoming a soldier.
The parade is the climax of recruits’ intensive drilling in the Depot Nigerian Army.
The ceremony showcases the height of military discipline and regimentation.

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