The Military world is a very wide world and they have some distinct words and abbreviations that mostly only them understand. Nigerian Defence Academy NDA is not an exception as they also have some abbreviations and slangs that is distinct to the Academy Cadets. Below are some of them:
ACA: Academy Cadet Adjutant
SOS: Struck of Strength.
AVAKA1: The best obstacle runner in the Academy.
NDA: Nigerian Defence Academy.
AWOL: Absent Without Official Leave
White Man: A final year Cadet in the Academy.
Clown: A Terma 1 or First year Cadet in the Academy.
Be on your Pot: To sit on your Head.
Opikes: Out of Point
ASAP: As Soon As Possible
Bobo: A lie
Tap: taking what is not yours
Dash: To run away
Abscond: To run away
Hang up: Basically a hand stand against the wall with your legs on the wall
Chopson: A glutton
Rugged: Looking Smart and Wicked
Sit up!: Form of salutation when sitting.
Awolee: Someone who always goes on AWOL
Dodger: Person who avoids Purnisment and some Academy Activities
Military box: A big wooden box given to all Academy Cadet
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