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Militancy, sea piracy in C/River to end soon – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday said that militancy in the creeks of Bakassi and Akpabuyo Local Government Areas of Cross River would be crushed soon by the military.

Buratai stated this during the launch of “Exercise Crocodile Smile’’ at the jetty of the Amphibious Training School (ATS) of the Nigerian Army in Calabar.
He said that the exercise was aimed at equipping army personnel deployed to the coastal areas with competent amphibious skills to help them curb militancy, pipeline vandalism and oil theft in the Niger Delta region.

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