This is the second security meeting called at the instance of the South-east Governor’s Forum in the last two weeks which may be connected to the worsening security situation in the region.
The group has also been accused of launching several isolated attacks on security personnel at different locations in the South-East and South-South.
Sounds of gunshots from within the prisons frightened residents of the neighbourhood who were preparing to break their Ramadan fast.
Amotekun was established on January 9, 2020, by the six South-West states. All except Lagos had inaugurated the security outfit.
“We were advised to deploy these dogs at each school because they have special abilities to detect intruders faster than human beings.”
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Namsel said Hussain and Umar were murdered in Garaku, Kokona, LGA, on Friday night during an attack.
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The military personnel were trained at the 20 Model Battalion, Serti in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State where they were made to undergo intensive leadership and regimentation courses for a period of three months.