Operation Python Dance III, others to begin soon – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, Friday, February 2, announced that the Nigerian Army would soon deploy soldiers to various parts of the country to combat the ongoing threat to security in the country.

Buratai said the troops would be deployed under special forces such as Operation Python Dance and Operation Crocodile Smile.

The army chief said that the Operation Python Dance III will commence in the south east, Operation Crocodile Smile III in the Niger Delta and South West and Harbin Kunama III in the North to contend cattle rustling in that part of the country.

Vanguard reports that Buratai made this statement after leading personnel on anannual 15 kilometres route match that culminated at the Mogadishu Cantonment, Abuja.