- The Nigerian Army has expressed pleasure over the progress it has made in the country using various operations and exercises
- The NA therefore extended the duration of its operations from 23 December, 2019 to 7 January, 2020
- The exercises include Operations Ayim Akpatuma, Atulogu Udo I, Crocodile Smile IV
Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Burata, has extended Operations Ayim Akpatuma, Atulogu Ugo, Crocodile Smile IV from 23 December, 2019 to 7 January, 2020.
Buratai said that this is as a result of the groundbreaking and impressive prgress recorded in the operations and exercises throughout Nigeria.
The Nigerian Army boss mentioned the Exercise Positive Identification as one of the key successes it has made so far.
According to a statement by Colonel Sagir Musa, the acting director Nigerian Army public relations, made available to Legit.ng, Buratai assured all citizens of the country of utmost security of their lives and properties.
The statement partly read: "He deeply appreciates the tremendous support and understanding of all Nigerians during the conduct of exercises Ayem Akpatuma II, Atilogu Udo I and Crocodile Smile IV across the country so far and solicits same support as the exercises run through the said extension period."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the NA troops took it upon themselves to mend a bad portion of a road for effective operation.
The gallant troops had a brief stop between Kekeno and Cross-Kukawa, patching dilapidated roads to ensure smooth transit to their destination.
In photos that had gone viral on social media, the officers were seen mixing cement, sand and water.
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