Bauchi State Governor Senator Bala Mohammed has ordered the demolition of a house where over 1,000 rifles were discovered in a densely populated area in Bauchi metropolis.
Governor Mohammed, who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Dr Ladan Salihu, during the demolition exercise on Wednesday in Bauchi, said a sack concealed with over 1000 ammunitions as well as military and immigration uniforms was discovered in one of the rooms in the house.
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He said security agencies discovered the ammunition after they received information from some good Samaritans.
The governor said he ordered the demolition of the house to serve as a lesson and deterrent to those hoarding arms or criminals in their residences.
He said the police had commenced investigation into the matter.