From JIDAUNA YANUNG, Abuja
THE Nigerian Army has reiterated its determination and commitment to extend its operation “positive identification” across the national, to fish out bandits, kidnappers arm robbers, ethnic militia, Cattle rustlers well as other sundry crimes across the various regions of Nigeria.
A statement signed y the acting director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa also stated that the Nigeria army is ready to commence simultaneous routine training exercise in the various geo-Political zones of Nigeria.
According to the statement, the exercise Ayem Akpatuma II, Egwu Eke IV and crocodile smile IV will start concurrently from the 7th of October to 24th of December 2019
The statement revealed that exercise Ayem Akpatuma II in the North central and part of North Western states of Benue, Nasarawa, Kogi and Taraba as well as Kadauna and Niger States under 1 and 3 Division Area of responsibilities (AOR) including Headquarters Command Army records, Guards Brigade and 707 special force Brigade, while exercise Egwu Eke IV, will be carried out in the South Eastern part of Nigeria Comprising Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi. Enugu and Imo States in 82 Divisions AOR.
Also exercise Crocodile smile IV will as usual take place in the South South and part of South western states of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross rver, Delta. Edo Lagos, Ogun and Rivers states in 2,6,81 and 82 Divisions AOR.