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Exercise Egwu Eke II
The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army said that its Field Training Exercise Codenamed Exercise EGWU EKE (Python Dance) II, currently going on the South-eastern part of the country will last till 14th October 2017.
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing Nigerian Army’s Exercise EGWU EKE II (PYTHON DANCE II).
The Nigerian Army has said it would conduct more exercises to sharpen personnel’s skills and prepare them to tackle emerging security challenges in the country.
The Nigerian Army on Sunday said Operation Python Dance, which is currently going on in the South-East, would be staged in the region every year.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said the ongoing Operation Python Dance was a field training exercise.
The Nigerian Army has denied rumours in some quarters that it has withdrawn its troops from Operation Python Dance II (Exercise Egwu Eke II) which is scheduled to take off today, saying it is not true.
The Nigerian Army, last night, said Operation Python Dance II currently ongoing in the South East, will continue.
Some northerners have expressed support for the ongoing military operation in the south-east. But they cautioned against reprisal attacks on Igbo living in their region.
Ahead of its commencement, the Nigerian army has released call lines, social media handles dedicated for Operation Python Dance also known as ‘Exercise Egwu Eke II.’
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