The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that they have discovered a production facility for rocket launching in Kano State.
According to the Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, the facility was discovered at Dorayi District in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state, after a cordon-and-search exercise. In his words
“The discovery followed the arrest of a prominent member of the terrorist group,” He also added that locally-made anti-aircraft gun and mortar accessories and rocket-propelled grenade tubes and launcher along with accessories were part of the recovery.
“Also seized were three AK47 rifles and hundreds of rounds of assorted ammunitions, as well as drilling machines and other fabricating equipment.” The Maj-General retorted.
Olukolade implored the public to report any suspicious person to security agencies in their various locales to prevent perilous terrorism acts.