By ANAYO OKOLI
UMUAHIA— AS part of strategy to strengthen security and put troops on alert, soldiers from the 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu, who are currently maintaining security in Abia, Imo and other parts of the South East zone and South South, Sunday, embarked on show of force.
The show of force, which took place in major cities as Aba, Umuahia, Owerri, Enugu and Port Harcourt, amongst others, was carried by the commanders of the troops.
According to the Assistant Army Public Relations of 82 Division, Lt. Col. Sagir Musa, who confirmed the exercise, the essence was to ensure security in the areas.
Musa said the exercise was also aimed at ensuring that troops remained on alert to detect crimes and criminality in those areas.
The troops under the commandership of Major General Sylvester Audu has brought sanity in the areas since they started operation over one year ago.