Nigerian Army: Operation Crocodile Smile II in Niger Delta begins Friday

The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Tuesday that the exercise was aimed at training troops in aid of civil authorities in tackling security challenges in those areas.The good in the North-South exchange of visitsCBN’s policy rates and economic recoveryDon’t politicise IDPs’ resettlement #VanguardtrafficCorruption: Lift ‘cloud’ hanging over Justice Salami C’ttee, SERAP tells CJN:The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Chief Justice of Nigeria an…

Nigerian Army to begin Exercise Crocodile Smile II in South-south, South-west

On the Spot with Eric TeniolaCathedral Church of Christ Marina, Lagos @ 150IT is rare for a church to celebrate One hundred and fifty years anniversary in Africa, but that was exactly what the Ca…The division spokesman reiterated that the exercise may transform into real operations; to deal with emerging security challenges such as kidnappings, cultism, armed robbery, pipeline vandalism, and insurgency, among others. These, he said, are within the division’s area of responsibility.Monkeypox: Kwara begins sensitisation at hospitals, LGAs

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”Moreover, this exercise will complement the on-going “Exercise Egwu Eke II” in the South-eastern part of the country which will end on Friday.”

In Sapele, Mosogar, Oghara and Koko, in Delta State, residents trooped out en mass to catch a glimpse of the soldiers on military vehicles as they drove through the streets with some of them singing the military men’s praise in an operation that is expected to last for three weeks.Spokesman of the division, Lieutenant Colonel Olaolu Daudu said in a statement, yesterday, that the exercise will also avail troops the opportunity to sharpen combat skills in the conduct of land base as well as joint riverine operation.
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The troops will also benefit from other trainings such as importance of equipment handling and maintenance, inter-service/inter-agency cooperation, application of the Nigerian Army Code of Conduct, adherence to rules of engagement and fundamental human rights as well as civil military cooperation.

UYO—Two Brigade, Nigerian Army, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has commenced Operation Crocodile Smile II in the state.

Think it is important?? Share with your friends!“Let us not be quick to forget the scenario in which these exercises are carried out. Egwu Eke II became expedient due to the mindless assassinations (even in religious places), attack on security personnel, theft of weapons, armed banditry, kidnapping and cultism, among other security challenges.

Mr. Usman a brigadier-general noted that the exercise will span across 2, 6 and 81 Divisions of the army.

Usman said: “The need for troops to sharpen their skills to cope with these security challenges within the 2, 6 and 81 Divisions’ Area of Responsibilities calls for the conduct of Exercise Crocodile Smile II. “Also, in actualising the Chief of Army Staff’s vision, which is to ‘To have a Professionally Responsive Nigerian Army in the Discharge of its Constitutional Roles’, accentuates the call for the conduct of this exercise in conjunction with sister services and other security agencies.
Brigadier General Ibrahim Garba, the 4th Brigade Commander, had said that the military exercise was not a show of force as being canvassed in the media but a military exercise aimed at sharpening the professional skills of the army.
According to Daudu, the exercise is not targeted at any individual or group. Hence, law abiding citizens should not be afraid when they witness increased movements of troops and equipment.
The force disclosed the exercise commenced in the Ogun and Lagos, on October 7, 2017 and will end on October 28, 2017.

“The need for troops to sharpen their skills to cope with these security challenges within the 2, 6 and 81 Divisions’ Area of Responsibilities calls for the conduct of Exercise Crocodile Smile II.

They said that only criminal elements would criticise the initiative of the military.

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“The public is also requested to remain vigilant, security conscious and report suspected criminals who will likely flee the military exercise areas to find safe haven among communities.Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The spokesman of the division, Lieutenant Colonel Olaolu Daudu, in a statement on Monday, said that the exercise will also avail troops the opportunity to sharpen combat skills in the conduct of land base as well as joint riverine operation.Breaking: Monkey pox spreads to Lagos, two cases recordedHe warned the army to note that it was an internal security arrangement to clear the area of criminal element, gather security information to the army and sharpen the professional skill and mental alertness of the soldiers.

The director maintained thay “Exercise Crocodile Smile II is also conceptualized to leverage on real time intelligence to curtail insecurity, thereby fulfilling both training and operational objectives.

View all posts Anita Kingsley Hahahahahah… Where is the Afenifere now? They’ve gone into hiding since the military arrived. The group only has mouth, they cannot follow up their mouth making with actions.“The division also wishes to allay the fears of the public, as they will witness increased movements of troops and equipment during the period.
Sani Usman, army spokesperson, said in a statement on Tuesday that the exercise was aimed at training troops in aid of civil authorities in tackling security challenges in those areas.The Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman who made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday said the military exercise is in line with the 2017 ‘Training Directives’ which aims at training troops in the conduct of internal security operations in the aid of civil authorities.
Usman said the second phase of the exercise was designed to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first phase and address similar challenges in the South-West.

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