The Nigerian Defence Academy has formally inducted 360 cadets of the 69th Regular Course into various degree programmed at the academy.
The cadets who were recently admitted to commence officer training at the academy will pursue degrees in various disciplines cutting across the four faculties currently available at Nigerian Defence Academy, namely Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, and the newly established Faculty of Military Science and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Addressing the matriculating cadets, the Special Guest of Honor at the Matriculation Ceremony, JN Temlong, congratulated the cadets for the rare opportunity of training in the prestigious Nigerian Defence Academy.
Mr Temlong, a retired brigadier-general, urged them to be deeply committed to their studies, and to complement each other in their quest for knowledge and perfection. General Temlong further challenged the cadets to be innovative and proactive in their pursuit of a career in the armed forces.
The event which saw the Matriculation Oath administered to the cadets of 69RC was attended by principal staff officers of the Academy, members of the academia and guests from outside the Academy.