armyThe Nigerian Army has informed the Delta State Government of it’s intention to carry out a two weeks military training exercise in the creeks of the state.

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, in a statement, disclosed that the exercise, which is amphibious in nature, will involve heavy presence of military personnel and movement of equipment in the creeks.

The general public, especially persons living in communities in the creeks, are advised not to panic over the presence of military personnel in their communities.

The statement expressed the determination of the state government to partner with security agencies to ensure the safety of lives and property in the state.

Mr. Ukah emphasized that the military exercise is not targeted towards any persons or group of persons or commuities, but to provide the Nigerian Army the opportunity to train its personnel and improve its security operations in the riverine areas and make the environment safe for all.

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