The Depot Nigeria Army Zaria, says families of the passing out recruits are not invited for Passing Out Parade (POP) of 79 Regular Recruit Intake (79 RRI) for the first time due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Capt. Audu Arigu, the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Depot Nigeria Army, made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday in Zaria.
Arigu said the event was scheduled to hold on a low key as family members of the passing out recruits were not invited to attend due to the COVID-19 pandemic protocol.
According to Arigu, the passing out parade is scheduled for June 27 at the Depot Nigerian Army.
He added that the event would have the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, as the Special Guest of Honour/Reviewing Officer.