Army to Checkmate Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons

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The Nigerian Army has restated its resolve to checkmate the proliferation of small arms and light weapons across the Country.

Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya, stated this at a media parley in Owerri, the State Capital as part of activities marking the 2022 Nigerian Army Day Celebration.

Yahaya expressed worry over the possession of arms by non-state actors and non-licensed individuals.

He added that the National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light weapons is working assiduously to checkmate the menace.

Written by: Helen Obih

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