The Headquarters 14 Brigade Nigerian Army, Ebem Ohafia Abia State says it will be conducting a Field Training Exercise nicknamed Exercise GOLDEN DAWN II from 2 October-23 December 2022.
This it says is to train the troops on the security of innocent and law-abiding citizens in Abia State especially during the yuletide season it is also aimed at practicing the troops on their conduct during the electioneering activities, in preparation for the 2023 general Elections.
Lieutenant Omale Innocent Prince, Assistant Director Army Public Relations of 14 Brigade Nigerian Army says the Exercise will be concluded in collaboration with other security agencies that will be performing their statutory roles.
According to him, it is designed to promote condusive environment for business and other socio-economic activities for the people of Abia State during the festive season.
The statement added, “Additionally, it would feature a number of Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) activities to demonstrate the friendliness of the Nigerian Army in the host communities across Abia State. Some of which include medical outreaches and educational support programmes to schools.”