The Nigerian Army field training exercise code named Exercise STILL WATERS was flagged off in Cross Rivers State with free medical outreach targeted at hundreds of residents living in Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State.
In his remarks, the Commander 13 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Peter Malla said during the exercise troops will be practised on the preparation, planning and conduct of operations in both land and riverine area. He request all stakeholders to cooperate and support the successful conduct of the exercise.
The Governor of Cross River State represented by Dr Patrick Mboto, Permanent Secretary Services delivered the goodwill message of the state for the exercise, commending the troops for their conduct in the state.
Highlight of the flag-off ceremony include unarmed combat demonstration and guided tour of the step up Headquarters.