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Nigerian Army Launches Operation Golden Dawn 3 In Abia

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Reports reaching the desk of The Eastern Updates has it that the Nigerian Army has officially launched a military exercise which it has dubbed ‘Operation Golden Dawn III’ to address security concerns in Abia State.

Governor Alex Otti performed the launching exercise at the 14 Brigade Step-Up Headquarters, Isuochi, in Umunneochi Local Government Area of the state.

Otti, represented by Mr Macdonald Uba, his Special Assistant on Security, expressed confidence that the exercise would assist in flushing out criminal elements in the nooks and crannies of the state.

He added that it will provide the armed forces and other security agencies more motivation to lower crime and criminal activity throughout the state throughout the holiday season.

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The governor advised officers and men taking part in the exercise to follow the Rules of Engagement and Code of Conduct.

According to him, ‘This is to avoid any action that may infringe on the rights of the citizens and the host community.

‘May I assure the Nigerian Army and other security agencies in Abia of our continued support within available resources, to enable them to carry out their constitutional responsibilities.’

In his welcome address, Brig.-Gen. Nsikak Edet, Commander, 14 Brigade, Nigerian Army, explained that Operation Golden Dawn III is one of the exercises initiated by the Army in the South-East.

According to him, the exercise was designed to improve the security of law-abiding residents during the Yuletide season.

In another report, the government of Abia State has confirmed that it has opened its doors to enter into economic partnership with Poland and Bulgaria in order to enhance the development of the state.

Governor Alex Otti expressed Abia’s disposition to robust economic collaborations with the two European nations when he received their Ambassadors on separate official visits to the state.

The Polish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs. Joan Tarnawska, with her delegation was the first that visited while her Bulgarian counterpart, Yanko Yardonov, also came with his delegation.

Bulgaria was drawn to agriculture, trade, education, and the development of human capital, while the Polish delegation was interested in collaborating with Abia in the areas of agriculture, mining, education, and culture.

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