According to Acting Director Army Public Relations Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said the aim of the exercise is for the Special Forces and other units of the Nigerian Army in Amphibious and Internal Security Operations in riverine environment to check criminal activities.
“The aim of the exercise is to practice our Special Forces and other units of the Nigerian Army in Amphibious and Internal Security Operations in riverine environment and also check criminal activities like kidnapping, militancy and piracy and other forms of criminal activities in support of the civil authority” Usman said
The Army spokesman advise the general public not to panic on the sight of unusual movement of large number of troops, heavy military weapons and equipment in these areas.
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