President Muhammadu Buhari is in Kaduna State for the passing-out parade and commissioning ceremony of cadets from the Nigerian Defence Academy’s Regular Course 69.
The President who is also the reviewing officer arrived at the venue at 10:40 a.m. and inspected a Quarter Guard at the NDA main gate.
He is expected to present the Champion Battalion with the Banner and awards to deserving cadets.
All service chiefs and the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali, were present, as were Senate President Ahmed Lawan, the governors of Niger and Kaduna states, and National Assembly members.
A total of 239 cadets are graduating from the Academy as junior military officers, including those from sister African countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone, Niger Republic, Chad, and Uganda.