Army Commences WASA Event, to Reward Gallant Soldiers, Widows in Enugu
The 82 Division Headquarter elements, Units, and Formations in Enugu will on Saturday 17th February 2018 conduct the year 2017 West African Social Activisties (WASA, at the Division’s Parade Ground, Abakpa Cantonment Enugu.
WASA is an annual event and a standing Military/Nigerian Army tradition where officers, soldiers, their families and friends socially interact in a relaxed atmosphere.
It is an avenue where the rich cultures and traditions of the various tribal and ethnic groups in Nigeria prevalent in the typical barracks community are showcased.
During the occasion, multiple flamboyant cultural displays and traditional dances cutting across prominent ethnic and tribal groups in Nigeria will be staged.
The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, as usual, has graciously funded units, formations and Nigerian Army training institutions across the nation to dramatically conduct this tradition.
One unique and interesting aspects of this year’s WASA is the kind recognition and appreciation of the surpreme sacrifices been made by the army personnel in the various theatres of operation in Nigeria, by His Excellency the Governor of Enugu State Rt. Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
Mr Ugwuanyi who is the Special Guest of Honour at the event, will generously present empowerment soccour/cheques to the widows of the fallen heroes of the Division.
Similarly, recommended soldiers who exceptionally distinguished themselves in the line of duty will be recognised and honoured by the General Officer Commanding 82 Division Maj Gen Adamu Baba Abubakar.
Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division