Nigerian Army appeals for corporation from Anambra citizens

www.odogwublog.com reports that the General commanding officer 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu Major General Adamu Abubarka yesterday appealed to the citizens and residents of Anambra state to cooperate with the Nigerian Army as the Operation Python dance was not targeted at anybody.

Major General Abubarka spoke when he visited the Onitsha 302 Artillery Regiment to inaugurate the reconstructed Onitsha Military Cantonment gate, two water boreholes of 48,000 gallons capacity.
He added that “the police gave reports of crimes in Anambra and it became necessary that the Army should step in to assist.
“The level of crime has drastically reduced now.
“Nigerian Army will always respect human rights as enshrined in our Rule of Engagement and
Code of Conduct for which every soldier has a copy.
“Human rights groups are there and we just have to respect it; as we are doing, we also urge the press to report exactly what they see.
“We should not be sentimental about things; we should look more at national interest, rather than personal and parochial interest when dealing with security issues.”

Speaking further Major General Abubarka: "where there is no water life does not exist there", emphasizing that the soldiers need good water ,need light to live a good and comfortable life and responsive to duty when call upon.

Abubarka at Oba international Airport where the military operation python dance 11 sector 5 is taking place, supervised the military camps including the military communication center, the military hospital etc.

He said they choose Oba because of its comfort and space, saying that as the operation Egwu eke is going they also train the younger ones.

Reacting to people's response about the Air craft spotted yesterday hovering around Nkwelle and Oba,he said that it is part of the operation Egwu eke and urged them to go about their normal business.

He said that the exercise is not targeted on anybody or group of people but to maintain the unity of the nation for everybody to live.

He urged the press to be fair in their reporting, while maintaining that the army should obey human rights as it is enshrined in their rule of engagement.
     
Personnel of the Army, Navy, Police, FRSC, NSCDC, Nigerian Prisons Service, Nigerian Immigration Service and DSS were all represented at the Operation Python Dance II camp in Oba.
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