An unlawful militia coaching camp in Rivers state has been found by The 6 Division Nigerian Military in Port Harcourt, NAN reviews.
Military discovers militia coaching camp in Rivers group
Col. Aminu Iliyasu, spokesman of the division, informed newsmen on Thursday in Port Harcourt that troopers had taken over the camp.
He mentioned the unlawful camp was found by troops, who had been on routine surveillance of the NYSC Orientation Camp in Nonwa Gbam, Tai Native Authorities Space of the state.
“The troops on routine surveillance discovered the illegal militia training camp in the area. We met over 100 recruits undergoing military type of training inside the camp,” he mentioned.
Iliyasu mentioned the trainees had been faraway from the camp, including that preliminary investigation had been launched with the help of sister safety companies.
He mentioned that manhunt was underway to apprehend operators and sponsors of the camp.
“Recall that related militia coaching camps had been found and disbanded in Benue and Taraba states earlier within the yr.
“After the invention, measures had been promptly taken to forestall breach of safety and security of residents,” he mentioned.