The Nigerian Military is ready to begin its annual navy train tagged Operation Crocodile Smile nationwide.
In line with a press launch by the Performing Director Military Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, the train which is historically performed within the final quarter of the 12 months, will maintain this 12 months from October 20 to December 31.
This 12 months’s nationwide operation is nevertheless coming at a time Nigerian youths are staging #EndSARS protests across the nation to protest police brutality.
He mentioned this 12 months’s train, Crocodile Smile VI, is intentionally supposed to be all encompassing to incorporate cyber warfare workouts designed to determine, observe and counter unfavourable propaganda within the social media and throughout the our on-line world.
He mentioned: “That is the primary ever Cyberwarfare train to be performed within the historical past of the African Armed Forces. Accordingly, the train may even embody constructive identification element geared toward figuring out Boko Haram terrorists fleeing from the North East and different elements of the nation on account of the continued operations within the varied theatres of operations particularly within the Northeast, North Central and North Western elements of Nigeria. “
Col. Musa mentioned: “The Nigerian Military, as soon as once more, reassures all nicely which means Nigerians of its dedication to the sustenance of peace and safety in Nigeria and urges members of the general public for his or her help and understanding all through the interval of the train.”