Troops render free medical services to Rivers State community


As part of activities lined up for the field training exercise, nicknamed “Operation CROCODILE SMILE”, troops of 2 Brigade, 82 Division, Nigerian Army weekend touched the lives of over 500 people within Bille Community in Degema Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers State with free medical outreach.
The free medical services featured consultation, diagnosis and eye care, blood pressure checks, free drugs, blood tests and counselling services.
A similar exercise was held at Nembe Ogbolomabiri and Bassambiri, Bayelsa State on the same day with impressive turnout. At all locations, the beneficiaries of the services expressed happiness with the outreach.
The Brigade has further sensitize the communities on the impending military training exercise, Operation CROCODILE SMILE, enjoining them to go about their normal business as it is aimed at exercising the Troops in the Niger Delta region in amphibious operations. A statement by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations stressed.


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