The Nigerian Army is set to begin another round of Operations Python Dance, Crocodile Smile and Ayem Akpatuma in the South East, South West and North Central parts of the country simultaneously.
According to a statement issued by the Army’s spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa, the special operations, will start concurrently from the seventh of October to the twenty-fourth of December 2019. It explained that the operations are in her spirited efforts to combat insecurity across the nation.
The Army also said that Operation Positive Identification will also be extended across the nation to check out for bandits, kidnappers, armed robbers, ethnic militia, cattle rustlers as well as other sundry crimes across the various regions of Nigeria.
Nigerians are advised to always carry valid means of identification such as national identification card, voters registration card, drivers’ license and international passports, or other valid official identification. Anyone not positively identified will attract further scrutiny and comprehensive investigation, according to Isa’s Sunday statement.
The Nigerian Army enjoined all Nigerians not to panic on seeing an increased presence of military personnel and other security agencies as well as the movement of Military vehicles /hardware. It reassures the citizens of its commitment and determination to secure the country, protect lives and properties of all Nigerians.