Military recovers 130 illegal weapons in Plateau


The Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) maintaining peace in Plateau and environs, said it recovered 130 illegal weapons in the state and other areas of its joint operation.

Maj.-Gen. Abdusalam Abubakar, the Commander of Operation, disclosed this when he handed over the recovered weapons to the National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW) on Monday in Jos.

Abubakar, who reiterated the commitment towards stemming the tide of insecurity in the Plateau, said both kinetic and non-kinetic approaches were used in the recovery of the weapons.

“Our troops have remained resolute in checkmating all forms of crime and violence; troops have equally maintained an offensive posture, conducting several kinetic operations, leading to huge recovery of illagle weapons.

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