The Nigerian army has agreed to withdraw soldiers from Aba and Umuahia in Abia state.
This comes after an immensely tense period as altercations allegedly occurred between soldiers carrying out the Operation Python Dance campaign and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), an uneasy calm has finally been restored to Umuahia, the Abia state capital.
The development was made public on the Facebook page of Abia Breaking News.
Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia state governor, also made the announcement of the withdrawal of troops during a press conference on Thursday.
Troops had been deployed to the state for a military exercise tagged Operation Python Dance II.
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