Sunday, 25 February 2018

Herdsman Arrested With Locally Made Bullet Proof Vest And Cutlass In Benue State

After a violent clash between herdsmen and farmers in Benue state, it shows that the locals or the people of the area are ready to fight back. According to report, in the course of the clash, soldiers have arrested a herdsman with dangerous weapon. 

Photo: The herdsman arrested by soldiers in Benue state
The troops of the Nigerian Army on Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA,  have continued to make significant progress in the Field Training Exercise.

It is in this regards that troops deployed in at Taraba State while on patrol at Gidan Kiya village, Ibbi Local Government Area of Taraba State, on Friday 23rd February 2018 recovered locally made pistol with one live cartridge from the village.
The troops also acting on a distress call immediately intervened in a violent clash between some hunters from the village and herdsmen in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Similarly, troops on patrol on 22nd February 2018 deployed at Ayilamo village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State while on patrol at Chegba village arrested a herdsman with a locally made bullet proof vest and a cutlass. The herdsman has been handed over to the police for further action.
The residents of the areas where Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA is taking place were advised to continue to cooperate with the troops by providing useful information and to report any suspected movement by individual or group to the military or law enforcement agencies in their area.
You are please requested to disseminate this information to the public through your medium.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Colonel Aliyu Yusuf
For Director Army Public Relations. 

From writer- At least, an attempt has finally been made to tackle this insurgencies in the country. 

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