- October 3, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: National News
Nigerian Army has announced that it will from October 7 commence Operation Crocodile Smile II in the Niger Delta region.
A statement by the deputy Director Army Public Relations Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, says troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt including its affiliated Formations and Units located within its entire Area of Responsibility which covers the core Niger Delta States of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States will participate in the exercise from 7 – 28 October this year .
The statement said the operation is intended to put troops through admin, operational, logistics as well as Civil-Military Cooperation aspects.
It noted that the exercise will also witness provision of free medical care to host communities, Quick Impact Projects, conduct of sanitation exercises for the benefit of their host communities and distribution of educational materials to schools as part of Corporate Social Responsibility.