PHOTOS: Nigerian Army holds training for Crocodile Smile IV
The training was meant to serve as an avenue for Inter-Agency collaboration with a view to promoting effective working relationship.
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Brig Gen Greg Omorogbe (L) Brigade Commander, 4 Brigade and Brig Gen Soji Ogunsugba, representative of the GOC 2 Division, Maj Gen Anthony Omozoje at the inter agency training for exercise crocodile smile IV in Benin on Monday. (Photo: NAN)
The Nigerian Army, 4 Brigade, Benin on Monday held a training exercise for all security agencies participating in the exercise crocodile smile IV which commenced last Friday.
In his opening remarks at the training, Brig.-Gen Greg Omorogbe, the Brigade Commander said the training was the high point of training activities for the exercise.
Omorogbe said that the training was meant to serve as an avenue for Inter-Agency collaboration with a view to promoting effective working relationship among the various security agencies in the state.
He noted that the ever-increasing contemporary security challenges such as kidnapping, armed robbery, drug peddling, banditry and cultism have further necessitated the need for synergy among security operatives.
He added that the theme for the training “Inter-Agency Cooperation: Imperative for Efficient Joint Operation” and the lecture topic “Enhancing Inter-Agency Cooperation in Aid of Civil Authority: A Way Forward was apt.
Resource Person and other participants at the inter-agency training for exercise crocodile smile IV in Benin on Monday.
The Brigade Commander said that the lecture was designed to bring participants to be on the same page to enable everyone understands their role during the conduct of the exercise.
He also said that the training would provide participants with the requisite knowledge to effectively discharge their constitutional roles in aid to civil authority, thereby enhancing Inter-Agency Cooperation and synergy.
“It is imperative to state that the peculiar contemporary security environment in Edo required the combined efforts of all security agencies as no organisation could successfully work in isolation without the support of others.
“The overall goal of security agencies present here is to ensure the safety of all law-abiding citizens and protection of lives and property in the state,” Omorogbe said.
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