In a bid to stem the tide of insecurity in the country, the Nigerian Army has flagged off operation still waters across six jurisdictions in the country.
Nigerian Army flagged off Exercise ‘Still waters’ across six jurisdictions in the country. This, it said was in a bid to step the tides of insecurity in the country.
Speaking in Ibadan, the General Officer commanding 2 Division Nigeria Army, Major General Gold Chibuisi urged citizens not to panic when they sight the presence of military troops across the states.
The flag off which took at Step up headquarters of 2 Division of Nigerian Army in Ibadan also had in attendance representatives of other security agencies in the country.
He said the exercise would involve real time intelligence, which is also expected to strengthen Military/civilians relations.
The Oyo state governor Seyi Makinde who was represented by his chief of staff, Segun Ogunwuyi, commended the Chief of staff Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahayah for initiating citizens-friendly operations across the country.
The Exercise still waters covers the jurisdictions of Oyo, Osun, Edo, Ekiti, Ondo and Kwara states of 2 Division Nigerian army.