Nigeria Police Arrests Two Suspects With 5,564 Live Cartridges At The Border

Police IG, MD Abubakar
By SaharaReporters, New York

Efforts by the Nigeria Police Force to enhance security at the nation’s borders are yielding fruit, a statement by Frank E. Mba, Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, said today.

The statement said that on January 20, one Daniel Ofori, a Ghanaian, and one Olufumolayo Adeyemo were arrested at Idiroko, Ogun State, trying to smuggle 5,564 rounds of live cartridges into Nigeria through the border with Benin Republic.

The two, who reside in Accra, Ghana, are suspected to be behind the supply of arms and ammunition to criminal groups operating in parts of Nigeria, Mr. Mba said.”
“The recovered cartridges were neatly concealed in the engine compartment and the inner crevices of the chassis of a Mercedes Benz 420 SE saloon car with registration No CC 270 FKJ driven by the said Daniel Ofori. They were intercepted by a Police Border Patrol Team while on tactical Anti-crime operations along Attan – Idiroko road, Idiroko, Ogun State.”

He said the suspects claimed to have taken off from Ghana via Benin Republic, en route Lagos, and are now being investigated by detectives from the Force Criminal Investigation Department, in line with the directive of the Inspector-General of Police.

“This breakthrough was made possible by recent measures taken by the Force to tighten the noose of security at all the country’s borders, in its avowed determination to cut off the communication and supply chains of international criminal gangs, thereby enhancing the safety and security of law abiding Nigerians,” the statement said.

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Oba Obong Chukwudi, Don't

Oba Obong Chukwudi,

Don't blame me or Deri for these gun-running criminals. I am sure they were heading to the North to supply arms to the Mohammedans. Who else is doing the shooting of innocent citizens besides the Mohammedans?

By the way, you name is suspicious. You are not who you say you are. Oba is a Yoruba word for king. Obong is Efik name for king. Chukwudi is Igbo name for Allah Wubade (for those of use who speak broken English "God Dey sha".

they just criminals no more no less

But they are not committing their criminal act with the name Christ or with any other religion they are just criminals and criminal smugglers . on like boko haram who is claiming to be killing committing criminal act for their religion islam

Southerners behind insecurity in Nigeria

I have been saying this time without number that Southerners are mostly behind Nigerian ordeals. But, people, particularly on this medium keep abusing Islam and the North. Now, theruth is gradually emerging. One day we will all face our Lord to account for our deeds. Where is Deri and Otile. They should come and tell us whether Jesus christ was the one that sent those animals to bring ammunitions to Nigeria and who are they selling those ammunitions to?

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