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Friday, 2 September 2016

Operation Crocodile Smile Commence in Niger Delta With Mass Explosion

Several rivers communities including Oporoza and Ogulagha in Delta State and Ezetu, Aggeh and others in Bayelsa State, have been affected by food and transport crisis following the ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile of the army in the region.


Vanguard gathered that the transporters are afraid to take the waterways due to alleged harassment by soldiers layers, making it impossible for traders to villages in the area. The fishermen also find it difficult to perform their duties for the same reason.

Meanwhile, one of Operation Safe Delta sector, the new Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, a number of arrests and seizures announced barely a month after his fight against oil theft and various crimes began in the area of ​​the operation.

In response to the alleged intimidation of the local population, Ijaw leader, Chief God's power Gbenekama, told Vanguard in Warri that, "There is a humanitarian crisis in Gbaramatu as we speak Crocodile Smile soldiers not directly transferred to the communities, but they have. taken on the waterways, scaring and intimidating those who are on their normal activities".

"What that means is that our people are trapped in their homes. They can not go out or travel on the waterways that sustain their existence as riverine communities. The panic is exacerbated by reaching the report, the army has taken over Warri township, "he said.