IGP orders surrender of registered arms with licenses
The inspector general of the Nigeria Police Ibrahim idris, has directed that all civilians with registered arms must surrender them with licenses to the police within 21 days
The order also affects vigilante groups, hunters, neighbourhood watch security groups
The directive already communicated to all police commands across Nigeria stated that failure to comply within the stipulated time would be followed by raids, clampdown and criminal prosecution for illegal possession of arms
Alternativeafrika.com understands that the clampdown will involve house to house search with full mandate of arrest and prosecution given to the team.