The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that as a precursor to Exercise Crocodile Smile II, its troops of Headquarters 6 Division Nigerian, in conjunction with all sister security agencies in Rivers State will be conducting a joint multi-agency confidence building patrol within Port Harcourt metropolis on Friday 6 October 2017.
The exercise is aimed at reassuring the general public of the resolve of the Nigerian Army and other sister Services and security agencies to work in synergy and complete collaboration to discharge their common constitutional responsibilities of protecting lives and property.
Other constitutional responsibilities include eliminating all forms of prevalent crimes within the society and flushing out criminals from their hide-outs in order to guarantee a peaceful and enabling environment for all citizens to pursue their daily living without let or hindrance.
A statemeny by Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, spokesman of the division said, “To this end, residents and commuters in Port Harcourt and its environs are hereby informed of this exercise as they will witness troops’ movement along major routes of the city.
“We wish to also thank the general public for their continued understanding and support towards our collective efforts in ensuring peace and security in the Niger Delta.”
Deputy Director Army Public Relations
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