Buratai flags off Exercise Crocodile Smile 111 in Calabar

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai has flagged off a new training and command exercise tagged ‘Crocodile Smile 111’ in Calabar, Cross-River State.

The Nigerian Army announced in a statement, ‘In consonance with his vision, COAS Lt Gen TY Buratai has flagged off a Command Post and Field Training Exercise code named Exercise CROCODILE SMILE 111 in 13 Brigade Area of Operational Responsibility – (Calabar, Cross River State).’

The flag off ceremony was conducted at Ikang Forward Operation Base, Ikang, Bakassi Local Local Area of Cross Rivers State by His Excellency, the Governor of Cross Rivers State, Senator Professor Ben Ayade who was the Special Guest of Honour at the occasion.

The Nigerian Army has also denied reports of the presence of troops at the National Assembly.

‘The attention of Guards Brigade Nigerian Army has been drawn to unfounded and unsubstantiated news trending on some online platforms about the presence of Military personnel at the National Assembly’


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