Troops ransack Bayelsa creeks in Exercise Eagle Eye

Posted By: Mike Odiegwu
It started with the Nigerian Army’s Operation Crocodile Smile. It later led to the Exercise Eagle Eye (EEE). Gradually, with various operations, the military is having mastery of the creeks in the Niger Delta region.
The creeks were hitherto a fortress to hoodlums, sea robbers, pirates, oil thieves and kidnappers. The criminals reigned supreme as they felt secured and protected within the mangroves.
They were the lords of the jungle. After each hit, they quickly maneuvered the waterways and rivulets with their fast-moving speedboats to seek protection from their hideouts and most times left security operatives in utter confusion.
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