The Nigerian Army has vowed to deal decisively with criminals in Abia State as it began its military exercise, code-named “Golden Dawn” in the state.
The Commander, 14 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Brig Gen Mohammed Bello Wabili, spoke on Tuesday during the flag-off of the army exercise in the state.
According to him, the exercise is an all-embracing one that is conducted with sister services and other security agencies and will dovetail to the real-time situation especially as the ember month approaches.
He added that to win the hearts and minds of the populace, civil-military cooperation activities such as the distribution of educational material was important.
Wabili enjoined the populace to cooperate with security agencies by giving timely and useful information on the hideouts of criminals in the state.