Nigerian Army has deployed 62 soldiers and officers to Mali on a peacekeeping mission.

The Army Deputy Chief of Training, Brigadier General Hassan Dada announced this on Friday at the passing out parade of the troops from the General Martin Luther Agwai Peacekeeping Centre in Jaji,  Kaduna state.

The passing out ceremony comes ahead of their departure to Bamako, the capital of Mali, as they are expected to depart Nigeria immediately after their induction.

General Dada warns the troops that the Nigerian Army will not tolerate any act of cowardice or professional misconduct from them during the operation in the West African country.

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