TRADOC Commander tasks examination panel, candidates on excellent performance

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…urges them to uphold good character and integrity.

The Commander Training and Doctrine Command Nigerian Army (TRADOC NA), Major General SO Olabanji has urged members of the Examination Panel and Directing Staff for Senior Staff Course Qualifying Examination (SSCQE) 2022 to continually uphold the virtue of integrity and good character.

He drew their attention on absolute need to uphold the sanctity, security and integrity of examination processes throughout the examination period General Olabanji, who is also the Examination President, stressed the need to produce officers with impeccable characters, capable of tackling the contemporary security challenges bedeviling the country.

He made the assertion while addressing Members of the Examination panel and observers on Sunday, 24 July 2022, at the Ihejirika Auditorium, Jaji, Kaduna State.

He noted that in line with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) vision, the onus has been placed on TRADOC NA to create a new regime for realistic training for the Nigerian Army, hence NA training institutions are being repositioned to train officers and men who can collectively achieve the objective of the COAS.

General Olabanji further reminded the members of the Examination team the responsibilities and enormous tasks of invigilating, supervising and markings of promotional examinations in NA, which require discipline, dedication and fairness.

He added that they were selected based on their known abilities and uprightness, thus they have and should upheld the trust the system has put in them by diligently carrying out their tasks without any prejudice.

Earlier in his welcome address to the TRADOC NA and Examination teams, the Chief Host and Commander Infantry Corps, Maj Gen VO Ezugwu appreciated the COAS for his continuous support to ensuring that officers of the NA are properly trained, adding that HQs Infantry Corps Centre will ensure that the security and administration of all participating members are adequately handled.

In continuation with the series of activities lined up for the SSCQE 2022, the Examination President advised the candidates to be diligent, hard working and be above board in pursuance of their career in the NA.

Maj Gen Olabanji made this assertions while addressing the candidates for the Examination on Sunday, 31 July 2022, intimating them that the Examination Panel has forwarded an acceptable requirements and solutions for the Examination.

He reminded them that their good performance in the examination is a key determinant of their progress in the NA.

He also assured them of fairness and transparent assessment, pointing out that, there is nothing to fear as members of Examination Panel and Directing Staff are men of integrity and good character.

He, however, advised the candidates to put in their best, be focused and avoid any form of distractions. General Olabanji equally warned that, NA has zero tolerance on cheating, aiding, abating and any form of examination malpractices.

Highlights of the brief include a group photograph and an interactive session where observations and questions by the candidates were attended to.

Present at the event, were the Chief of Training TRADOC NA and Examination Coordinator 1, Maj Gen JAL Jimoh, Representatives of Army Headquarters’ Departments of Transformation and Innovation, Army Standard and Evaluations, Directors and Deputy Directors from TRADOC NA and selected Directing Staff.

Colonel Muhammad Dole
Deputy Director
Army Public Relations
31 July 2022

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