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Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Notorious Benue Militant Leader Accepts Amnesty, Surrenders Arms to Govt

A militant leader in Benue state has submitted 84 assorted weapons to the state government in order to be granted amnesty, The News Nigeria says.
“We have recovered several illegal assorted arms from militia leaders in the state, the biggest being that from Terwase Agwaza otherwise called Ghana, who surrendered 84 different weapons," Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed.

“Following the meeting we had with him, I have extended the amnesty programme till the end of September after which I will pursue those who are still harboring arms,’’ he said.
He assured that the amnesty programme would never be mortgaged and arms returnees would be reintegrated into society through training and other vocation designed to make them useful members of society.

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