Kogi elections: Police confirm head of security, Musa/Aro campaign organisation’s arrest


Police officers from Abuja have arrested the chairman of the security committee of Musa/ Aro campaign organization , Rtd ACP Suleiman Ejeh Abutu for alleged illegal possession of firearms in Kogi State .

He was said to have been arrested alongside six others in Dekina Local Government Area of the state on Saturday .

The State Police Commissioner , Hakeem Busari , who confirmed the arrest said that he had no further information on the arrest other than that they were arrested by Abuja Command.

“ I don ’ t have further details since it was not our men from the state command that arrested them but officers from Abuja came for them , ” he said.

A statement from the chairman Media committee of GYB/ CEDO campaign organization , Kingsley Fanwo, made available to newsmen on Saturday stated that the arms and ammunition were allegedly procured to be used to unleash terror on innocent voters during the forthcoming elections.

Items recovered from the arrested persons so far include pump action guns , AK -47 rifles , and pistols .

“ Rtd ACP Suleiman Ejeh Abutu and the other six suspects have so far made useful confessional statements to the police ,” he noted.

Our correspondent gathered that the arrests were part of efforts being put in place to rid the state of hoodlums as the November 16 governorship and Kogi West Senatorial elections draw near .

Security sources told our correspondent that more of such arrests would be carried out across the three senatorial districts before the election day.

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