The authorities of the Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army have rolled out the drums to mark an age-long tradition.
The West African Social Activity, WASA, is an a-list social event of the army, meant to foster comradeship among the officers and men.
Defence Correspondent Sifon Essien reports that WASA, is an age long event of the Nigeria Army which dates back to the 2nd World War.
It is meant to celebrate the contributions of Officers and Men of the Nigerian Army in the defence of the country. The diverse ethnic groups in the barracks showcase their rich culture through various mediums.
The event also puts to test the level of physical fitness of troops through a thug of war. Above all, the soldiers are happy to be alive.