Northern groups blocking farm produce coming to south; DHQ threatens

February 27, 2021
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A group of persons in the northern part of Nigeria are mobilizing to block farm produce and other economic activities from flowing between the northern and southern part of Nigeria.

According to video referenced by the Defence Headquarters, lorries full of farm produce heading for the south was blocked somewhere around Jebba recently.

The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, warned such threat will not be taken lightly by the Nigeria n military.

He called on the members of the public to promptly report anyone found engaged in such activities to security operatives.

“DHQ wishes to clarify that following the tension generated by the incident, joint troops comprising the military and other security agencies were deployed to clear the Jebba – Kaduna road and have since restored normalcy in the general area.

“There is currently free flow of traffic along the axis. Members of the public, commuters and residents are please urged to go about their normal businesses,” he said.

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