Olaleye Aluko, Abuja

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops had recovered a large cache of arms along Agbura-Otuoke Road in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

The troops, said to be on a raid on Sunday, recovered arms including two AK-47 rifles and two G3 rifles along the road that leads to Otuoke, the hometown of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Our correspondent learnt that the troops, while conducting a search in the house of a suspected militant leader, Emmanuel Lawson, discovered the large quantity of arms and ammunition.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu, who confirmed the arrest in a statement late on Sunday, said Lawson’s suspected accomplice, one Mrs. Ebikaboere Emmanuel, was arrested.

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