Army Flags Off Operation Python Dance In Ondo
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, Friday,
flag-off the “Operation Egwu Eke” (python dance) three of the 32 artillery brigade in Owo, Ondo state.
Declaring the exercise open, the chief of army staff, Lieutenant General, Tukur Buratai, represented by general officer commanding, 2 division of the Nigeria Army, Major-General Okwudili Azinta said the army is ready to reduce rising cases of kidnapping and other criminal tendencies.
With the rising cases of kidnapping in Ondo state and allegations of compilation of arms by some hoodlums ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Nigeria Army says Operation Egwu Eke 3 became imperative to checkmate various nefarious acts.