Rout March 2023: 9 Brigade Organizes 15- km Walk to Conclude Physical Efficiency Test
Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji Samson
Posted By Town Crier News Nigeria
Published By Fitness Network Communications
As part of the second scheduled Physical Efficiency Test, Headquarters 9 Brigade Ikeja Cantonment Lagos this morning organized a 15 KM walk to signify the conclusion of the exercise in the Brigade.
The physical Efficiency Test for Nigerian Army personnel involves medical examination and physical fitness tests including running, amongst others.
The exercise aims to improve personnel’s physical fitness and efficiency as well as promote good health in other to further enhance professionalism.
The examination and physical tests were conducted for all Officers and Soldiers at the various Units in the Brigade.
These include the Brigade Headquarters and its sub-units 149 Battalion Ojo,174 Battalion Ikorodu and 192 Battalion Owode.
Equally, as part of ways to promote synergy and collaboration, the Brigade extended an invitation to other sister Agencies and security stakeholders to participate in the walk.
The successful completion of the exercise has gone to showcase the training, motivation and readiness of troops to take on assigned responsibilities as encapsulated in the Chief of Army Staff’s leadership philosophy which is to ” Transform the NA Into a well-trained, Equipped and Highly Motivated Force Towards achieving our Constitutional Responsibilities within a Joint Environment”.
To this end, the 9 Brigade would Continue to train and collaborate with other security stakeholders to enhance adequate security and socio-economic development in Lagos State and the Nation at large.
Brigadier General Adegoke Adetuyi, Commander 9 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, during his interview with the Newsmen, said,
” Despite the heavy downhill men of the 9th brigade boycot and trek rainfall men of the
” Loyalty to the present government is the core value.
” The Rout March,15 KM walk is a climax of activities that was scheduled for the second Physical efficiency training for all the Troops in other to prepare them for Fitness and readiness for their various task.
” The Rout March is not Only for 9 Brigade.
” The Rout March is a climax of the activities packaged for the physical efficiency training and all the Units in the Nigerian Army.
” The Rout March actually started here from the Cantonment. We trek through the Airport junction, down to Oshodi, then returned to the Cantonment.” He said.