Nigerian Army embarks on Exercise Crocodile Smile

Nigerian Army logo twitter picAUGUSTINE OSAYANDE 
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – AS part of initiatives to curb crime, the Nigerian Army will this weekend commence a training scheme code-named Exercise Crocodile Smile.

This will be conducted in the 82 Division and part of 2 Division areas of  responsibility traversing the South-South geopolitical region.

Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the aim of the exercise is for the Special Forces and other units of the Nigerian Army in Amphibious and Internal Security Operations in riverine  environment to check criminal activities.

“The aim of the exercise is to practice our Special Forces and other units  of the Nigerian Army in Amphibious and Internal Security Operations in riverine environment and also check criminal activities like kidnapping,  militancy and piracy and other forms of criminal activities in support of  the civil authority,” Usman said.

The Army spokesman advise the general public not to panic on the sight of  unusual movement of large number of troops, heavy military weapons and equipment in these areas.

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