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Nigerian Army To Rid Lagos Of Criminals Through Operation Jagunlabi



– Jagunlabi is an offshoot of Operation AWATSE, launched at Majidun in Ikorodu.

Nigerian Army begins operation Jagunlabi in Lagos

The Nigerian Army has launched an exercise to get rid of kidnappers, armed robbers and militants in Lagos State.

The exercise code named: Jagunlabi, was launched on Thursday and is an offshoot of Operation AWATSE, launched at Majidun in Ikorodu, a Lagos suburb, covers all Lagos backwaters and hinterlands.

Declaring the exercise open, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Western Naval Command (WNC) Rear Admiral Sylvanus Abbah said the military was bent on sustaining the peace achieved within Lagos waters.

He said the military was aware that most criminals, who operate within Lagos waters, come from the Niger Delta region, adding that a joint operation would be undertaken between Operations AWATSE and Delta Safe to smoke out the miscreants.

At the launch of the operation were the General Officer Commanding (GOC) the 81 Division, Maj.-Gen. Peter Dauke; the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Logistics Command, Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Ibrahim Yahaya; the Commander of Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Beecroft, Rear Admiral Maurice Eno and other senior officers.

Source: Naija News

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