Governor Zulum suspends INGO Caught Organizing shooting training in Borno.
Written by crest887fm on June 27, 2021
The Governor of Borno State, Bangana Zulum, has suspended an international non-governmental organisation, ACTED, for conducting shooting training in a hotel.
The French INGO’s personnel were caught by the police following a tip-off by concerned residence living around the hotel.
Spokesperson to the governor, Isa Gusau, who revealed this to newsmen on Saturday, said the police found toy guns and other related firearm simulators at the training hall.
According to the governor’s spokesprson,residents near the hotel had reported to officials that they were hearing sounds of gunshots from the hotel, following which government officials reported the matter to GRA Divisional Police Headquarters which oversees the hotel’s location.
Pending the outcome of the police investigation, Governor Zulum has directed sealing of the hotel and suspension of ACTED from any humanitarian activity in Borno State.