Nigeria Army has indirectly called on populace to join the fight against separators groups like the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and herdsmen in South East.
This was deduced when the force released some mobile numbers via its website for the public to provide information of beach of peace or any of such to the newly launched exercise called PYTHON DANCE.
Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman on the web wrote “general public is here by requested to please call any of the following dedicated GSM phone numbers for any information or request for help during the ongoing Exercise PYTHON DANCE in the South East”.
The released numbers are;
•Headquarters 14 Brigade, Ohafia, Abia State- 07068688482.
•Headquarters 302 Artillery Regiment, Awka, Anambra State- 07011115583.
•Headquarters 24 Support Engineer Regiment, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State -09053974736.
•Headquarters 82 Division Garrison, Enugu, Enugu State -08063282844.
•Headquarters 34 Brigade, Owerri, Imo State- 08171609638 and 08065642870.
It will be recalled that exercise PYTHON DANCE was launched in Awka with its step up quarters in Anambra State.
The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 82 Division Enugu, Col Sagir Musa, while speaking at the launching of the exercise on November 28, state that PYTHON DANCE targets at the prevalent security issues such as armed robbery, kidnapping, abduction, herdsmen-farmers clashes, communal clashes and violent secessionist attacks, among others.