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Miscreants Can’t Stop 2023 Elections In South-East, We Have Superior Weapons – Nigerian Army – Pegars News

Miscreants Can’t Stop 2023 Elections In South-East, We Have Superior Weapons – Nigerian Army – Pegars News

The Nigerian Army says gunmen disturbing the peace of the South-East area of the nation can not cease the 2023 basic elections in the area as a result of the Army has higher methods of tackling them.

The Commanding Officer, 24 Support Engineering Regiment, Abakaliki, Lt. Col. Sunday Atomode, who mentioned this a media in a chat with newsmen in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, maintained that the armed criminals might not overpower the navy and different safety companies throughout the elections.

Atomode, who mentioned the navy already had plans to guarantee there have been peaceable and profitable basic elections in Ebonyi State and different components of the nation, was quoted as saying, “We have superior weapons and superior strategy to tackle the miscreants.

“Let me say this, elections will hold in Ebonyi State peacefully. Those saying that there won’t be elections in Ebonyi State and South East do not have what it takes to suppress the military and other security agencies in the state.

“They do not have anything to suppress us. We have superior manpower, we have superior weapons and superior strategy to tackle the miscreants. We are assuring the people that the election will come and go. We have plans already for a peaceful and successful election in the state.”

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The Officer additional disclosed that since he assumed command in Ebonyi State, the navy in joint operations with sister companies, had raided and destroyed many coaching camps of miscreants and assured that the tempo would proceed till a secured setting is achieved for the citizenry.

He mentioned, “Since I took over command on August 31st 2022, we have charted a new course for inter-agency collaboration in Ebonyi State. We have been able to work effectively with the DSS and the Nigeria police to ensure we have security in place in the State.

“One of those measures we have put in place is joint patrol with the men of the Nigeria police and the DSS. We have ensured that this comes on a routine basis. And we have charted a course for the sustenance of momentum in that regard.

“So, a lot is being done and alot will be done. It’s a steady and gradual process and I believe, with time, we shall get there.

“We came up with a modus operandi that it’s much better to get these people in their training camps rather than coming out of the streets to look for them and then creating disturbances to the law-abiding citizens of the State. So, since I assumed command, we have had joint operations to some of the hideouts of these criminal elements.”

 

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