Troops of the army 81st division are beginning today their operation crocodile smile in Ogun State.
The operation, according to the division’s spokesman, Major Kamardeen Adegoke, will end on December 23.
He urges people in the state not to panic at the sight of troops and the movement of military equipment in their areas.
During the exercise, the troops will address the security challenges facing the state including cultism, ritual killings, armed robbery, kidnapping and oil pipeline vandalism.
Also, the troops will carry out medical outreach, undertake the maintenance of some selected roads in the state, as well as distribute educational materials to some schools..