Operation Akpakwu uncovers arms manufacturing firm in Cross River


Ada Wodu, Calabar

A security outfit, Operation Akpakwu, set up by Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, has discovered a factory where pistols are manufactured in Uyanga, in the Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Some locally-made pistols, known as ‘Akwa made’ were allegedly found in the factory.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, confirmed the report, adding that arrests had been made.

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Operation Akpakwu was set up on December 3, 2020 by Ayade to curb armed robbery, kidnapping and other acts of criminality in Cross River State.

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