RWAFFRoyal West African Frontier Force
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The new nation's armed forces were formed from elements of the RWAFF then present in the country.
With the outbreak of World War II, the RWAFF served as a cadre for 81st and 82nd (West Africa) Divisions.
During the Second World War, according to Killingray, "an officer of the RWAFF described the 'Hausa' of the 81st Division in eugenic terms as people who live 'in a healthy but poor country and the principle of the survival of the fittest has resulted in making them a remarkably tough race'.