• Nigerian Army to deploy 10,000 soldiers in Niger Delta

    Nigerian Army to deploy 10,000 soldiers in Niger Delta

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the Federal Government will deploy 10,000 troops in the Niger Delta in 2017.

    He said so far, the government had deployed 3,000 military personnel as part of its operation, codenamed, ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ in the region.

    Buratai stated this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, at the Government House, Yenagoa on Thursday.

    The Army chief said his visit was part of the OCS operations.

    He said, […]