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Ozobo Advises Burutu Youths To Apply For Ongoing Defence Academy Admission, Navy Special Enlistment



By Peters Monday, Abuja

A leading chairmanship aspirant of Burutu Local Government Council, Delta State, Comrade Ozobo Austin has appealed to eligible and qualified youths in the council area to apply for the ongoing admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Kaduna; for the 76th Regular Course which commenced on Monday, 30th October, 2023, to end on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

He further advised Interested and qualified Burutu youths to apply online for the Nigerian Navy Special Enlistment Exercise, for the Direct Short Service Commission Course 29, which commenced on Wednesday, December 27, 2023, to close on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

He stated that the online registration for the Special Enlistment Exercise for Direct Short Service Commission Course 29 of the Nigerian Navy, which commenced on Wednesday, 27th December 2023, is expected to close on Wednesday, 7th February 2024, saying that the process is free, and as such, applicants should refrain from giving money to any individual under any guise, and directed applicants to register online at within the designated period.

According to him, the Burutu youths picking career in military is one of the focal points of his blueprint already released, adding that he would provide financial support for eligible and qualified candidates who may venture to these military careers when elected to power.

This was contained in a statement which he signed and forwarded to newsmen on Thursday.

Ozobo further emphasised that interested and qualified Burutu youths should visit the application portal on the website of the Nigerian Defence Academy at; to register by clicking or selecting the “PURCHASE ACCESS CODE” to fill their details and pay the sum of N3,500 (Three Thousand, Five Hundred Naira) only to obtain ORDER ID and REMITA RETRIEVAL REFERENCE (RRR) Code.

He however, reiterated that all applicants are expected to also apply for the 2024 Joint Admissions And Matriculation Examination (JAMB), and choose NDA as their first choice of institution, stressing that, applicants are expected to also sit for the JAMB UNIFIED TERTIARY MATRICULATION EXAMINATION (UTME).

He maintained that only candidates who scored 210 points for Engineering and 180 points for Arts, Social Science, and Science courses shall be enabled to print the Screening Test Admission Card and be considered for the screening test, to hold on Saturday, 25th May, 2024; and the usual venue for Delta State candidates is the Army Day Secondary School, Nigerian Army School of Supply and Transport (NASST), Ugbowo, Benin City, Edo State.

Ozobo noted further that candidates admitted into the NDA for the 76th Regular Course will undergo both military and academic training as Officer Cadets for a duration of five (5) years, and on successful completion of the extensive training, graduands would earn honours degree in a core discipline (i.e. B.Sc, B.Eng, B.A), while on graduation, they would also earn a Presidential Commission into the Armed Forces of Nigeria.