The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army in Benin City has said that it had concluded plans to conduct a training code named, “Crocodile Smile II” in Edo, Delta and Ondo States.
A statement by Capt. Mohammed Maidawa, Assistant Director, Army Public Relations in Benin City on Tuesday stated that the exercise was in line with the Nigerian Army Training Directive.
Maidawa said that the exercise, scheduled to take place from October 7 to October 28, would be in the Brigade area of responsibility in the three states.
He said that troops of the headquarters of the Brigade and its units in the three states would participate in the exercise.
The Assistant Director said that the exercise would afford troops the opportunity to train effectively on various aspects of operational proficiency in land and riverine operations.
He also said, “Crocodile smile II’’ was intended to hone the combat skills of the troops in the Nigerian crowd operational capability.
Maidawa urged the common known not to panic on sighting interest group of troops and serious equipment.
According to him, it is a standard employ undertaken by the Brigade as captured by the Nigerian armed forces Directive in 2017.
Maidawa thought that the implement would commence with around civil-military activities, plus health outreach, environmental cleanliness and donation of didactic equipment to schools.