Otu Assures 13th Brigade Command Of Govt Support As He Flags-off Still Waters III Project In Bakassi

The Governor of Cross River State, Sen. Prince Bassey Otu, has assured the 13th Brigade of the Nigerian Army of the State government’s commitment to support the Nigerian Army.

Senator Bassey Otu, who was ably represented by his Deputy Rt. Hon. Peter Odey, made this remark at the flag-off of Exercise Still Water lll 2023 held today at the Step Up Headquarters lkang, Bakassi LGA, Cross River State.

Odey extended greetings from the peace-loving people of Cross River State to the Commander 13th Brigade and Soldiers while commending them for all their efforts in making sure that the state remains safe.

Welcoming the Governor who was Special Guest at the flag-off, the Commander 13th Brigade, Brigadier Gen. E. l. Okoro said the exercise is part of Nigerian Army’s dovetail into realtime operation which is aimed at enhancing troop’s level of professionalism and preparedness in curbing security challenges prevalent within areas of responsibility such as kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, ritual killings, pipeline vandalism amongst others.

Also present at the flag off were the Flag Officer, Eastern Naval Command, Commander NSS Victory, Service Commanders, the Speaker and other members of the Cross River State House of Assembly, the Chief of Staff to the Governor Senior Officers, Officers, Traditional Rulers, Clan Heads, and Chiefs Highlights of the event included the flag off exercise by the Deputy Governor assisted by Brigadier Gen. E. I. Okoro, combating display by troops, a tour of the camp and presentation of souvenir to Rt. Hon. Peter Odey.


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