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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Suspected Suicide Bomber Caught With Grenades At Ministerial Briefing In Abuja



A man has been arrested with three
hand grenades and some rounds of
ammunition, at the Radio House, venue
of the Ministerial briefing by the
Ministry of Sports on their performance
in the last one year.

The man, identified as, John Akpabu,
was arrested with 37 rounds of live
ammunition and three hand grenades
and other explosives at the national
press centre, of the Radio house in
Abuja at about 12:30 midday on
Monday.

Confirming the arrest, Akindele James,
the security officer in charge of the
Radio House building stated that “we
arrested him with black bags containing
three hand grenades and 37 live
munitions. We snatched the bag from
him at the gate as he was entering the
compound at the gate” he said.

The Minister of Justice and Attorney
General of the Federation, Mohammed
Bello Adoke, Minister of Aviation, Stella
Oduah, and Minister of Youth
Development and Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi
are the ministers listed to present their
scorecards at the radio house.

The annual briefing which involves a
daily briefing by all the federal
ministries on their performance,
commenced a fortnight ago.

It is coordinated by the Federal Ministry
of Information, as part of the
preparations for Democracy Day.

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