NDA Matriculates 441 Cadets, Rejects 30,000 Applicants 

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has rejected over 30,000 applicants who applied as cadets of the 75th Regular Course of the prestigious military institution.

NDA Commandant, Major General John Ochai, who made the disclosure at the matriculation of 441 cadets into the various degree programmes as members of the 75th Regular Course of the NDA, said the 441 cadets including one allied student from the Gambia were selected after a competitive screening exercise.

He explained that the selection of just 441 cadets out of the over 30,000 applicants, underscored how the academy prioritise competence and compliance with international best standards.

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Rita Aletor- Elenwo, is a professional journalist with experience in broadcast, print and online reporting. A proud citizen of Edo state, Nigeria (Esan South East Local Government) Rita had her first degree in philosophy from Ebonyi State University (2008), PGD, in Communication from the University of Port Harcourt (2020), and currently in pursuit of an MSC degree in communication. Rita (nee Aletor-) is happily married with lovely children.

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