NDA expels cadets over indiscipline

NEWS DIGEST – The Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, has expelled unspecified number of cadets found wanting after periodic dossier review to preserve discipline and improve general conduct of cadets in the academy.

In a statement by the Academy Public Relations Officer, Abubakar Abdullahi, the academy also relegated other cadets during the dossier review exercise.

“The mission of the Nigerian Defence Academy’s (NDA) is to provide each officer cadet with the requisite knowledge, skills and values necessary to meet the requirements of a military officer through military training, academic excellence and character development,” Mr Abdullahi, a major, said.

“Towards achieving this mandate, the NDA conducts periodic Dossier Review to address cadets disciplinary cases. The Exercise is in line with provisions of Cadets Hand Book on Discipline and General Administration 2018 (Revised) and Armed Forces Act CAP A20 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.

“The recently concluded Dossier Review resulted in the relegation and withdrawal of some cadets found wanting in discipline and general misconduct. This is in line with the NDA continued demonstration of its commitment to produce quality officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces and to ensure discipline is preserved.”

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