Troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army have discovered an illegal militia training camp with over 100 recruits undergoing military type of training.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Col Aminu Iliyasu.
According to him, this was discovered while the army was on a routine surveillance at Nonwa Gbam, (NYSC Orientation Camp) in Tai Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers State.
“Preliminary investigations into the discovery has commenced in conjunction with sister security agencies in the state to fish out the sponsors of the militia and the training camp.”
“Recall that similar illegal militia training camps were discovered and disbanded in Benue and Taraba States earlier in the year and measures were promptly taken to forestall breach of security and safety of citizens,” Iliyasu said.
Report by Theresa Igata