…road diversion, alternative routes for passing out
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Combined Passing Out Parade for 66 Regular Course (Army), 67 Regular Course and 67 Regular Course (Navy and Airforce) is slated to hold on 5 October 2019.
The passing out parade will attract various dignitaries across the country and beyond. The special guest of honour for the event is President Muhammadu Buhari.
It was made known in a press statement signed by Major Abubakar Abdullahi, theAcademy Public Relations Officer, that alternative routes for road users on that day has been suggested.
“Consequently, Kawo – Mando – Airport road will be busy from 5am – 5pm. Road users who do not have anything to do around the NDA area are advised to use alternative routes to avoid unnecessary bottleneck.
“The alternative routes are; Kaduna Airport – Rigachukun – Kawo while passengers connecting Rigasa Railway station from Kaduna city could use Kawo – Nnamdi Azikwe byepass – Bakin Ruwa – Rigasa – Railway station.
“Also for those plying Kaduna – Birnin Gwari road could use Rigachikun – Kaduna Airport -Airport Round about – Birnin Gwari Road.
“We appeal to road users to bear with the situation as all arrangements to ensure hitch free events are put in place. We wish to remind the public that only guests with valid invitation will be allowed around NDA vicinity. Others can equally view live transmission and streaming of the parade on Nigerian Televison Authority Networks and NDA social media platforms respectively.
“All inconveniences as the event last however regretted. Thank you for your continued cooperation”, it stated.