The Nigerian Army stated on Sunday that its troops had recovered a large cache of arms alongside Agbura-Otuoke Road in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The troops, stated to be on a raid on Sunday, recovered arms including two AK-47 rifles and two G3 rifles along the road that leads to Otuoke, the hometown of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
We learnt that the troops, while conducting a search in the home of a suspected militant leader, Emmanuel Lawson, found the large quantity of arms and ammunition.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, who confirmed the arrest in a press release late on Sunday, stated Lawson’s suspected accomplice, one Mrs. Ebikaboere Emmanuel, was arrested.
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