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Police recover 57 illegal arms

The Kwara State Police Command yeserday said it recovered 57 illegal weapons across the state.

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The spokesman of the command, Mr Ajayi Okasanmi, disclosed this at a public lecture on security sensitisation campaign against political thuggery, kidnapping and drug addiction.

The programme was organised by the National Orientation Agency (NOA) in the state.

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Okasanmi, who spoke on security of lives and property, disclosed that the weapons were recovered during the command’s month-long operations.

According to him, as the 2019 elections draw nearer, the command will intensify recovery of illegal arms to allow trouble-free election to hold in the state.

An official of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr Ango Mohammed-Tukur, lamented how some youths indulged in drug abuse and solicited the cooperation of all stakeholders to get rid of the addiction.

 

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