SECURITY

Nigerian Army holds military exercise in Lagos tagged -Egu Eke III

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The Lagos State government has announced the commencement of the Nigerian Army Military exercise tagged “Egu Eke III” in the State as part of efforts to enhance internal security and create an enabling environment for the conduct of the 2019 General Elections.

A statement by Special Adviser to Governor on Security and Intelligence, Mr. A. A. Ajanaku noted that the exercise will focus on combating security threats such as armed robbery, communal clashes and cultism which may lead to perpetration of violence during and after the general election.

It stated that “Egu Eke III” will involve some major civil/military activities such as quick impact project and medical outreach for the benefit of all residents in the State.

The statement, therefore, solicited the support and cooperation of Chairmen of all Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas, relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies {MDAs} as well as residents for the success of the exercise.

The exercise, which had already commenced in the State early in the month of January will end on February 28, 2019.