Nigerian Army Lieutenants become Captain after 100 percent exam performance

The Nigerian Army Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examination (LCPPE) 2020 facilitated by the 82 Division Nigerian Army has been concluded.

On Saturday, Commander Training and Doctrine Command, Major General Abubakar Tarfa at the Headquarters of the 82 Division Auditorium Abakpa, Enugu, said the LCPPE was 100 percent achievement.

Every one of the 89 candidates who sat for the examination conducted from February 10 to February 14, 2020 passed.

An announcement by Colonel Aliyu Yusuf, Deputy Director Army Public Relations 82 Division, unveiled that the officers were rigorously tested in Tactics, Map Reading, Administration in the Field, Driving/Maintenance and French Language.

“As a component of new innovation, Physical Fitness Test which included 3.2Km Combat Race, Press Up, Step Up, Sit Up, Beam Heaving, Obstacle test and 13 Km Combat Walk was successfully carried out”, it said.

The announcement cited General Tarfa, as saying the “100 percent pass is a result of commitment, handwork and an indication that the motive of the examination which is to assess candidates suitability and preparedness for higher responsibility as Junior commanders has been achieved”.

He further charged them to remain disciplined, devoted and loyal to their Military Oath.

Tarfa commended members of the Examination Panel, Observers from Army Headquarters, Directing Staff, the General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Major General Lasisi Adegboye, officers and men of the Division for their efforts during the exam.