Respite may have come the way of motorists plying the Abuja/Lokoja highway as the Nigeria military have destroyed major camp habouring kidnappers, militia and other criminal elements terrorizing travelers along the road.

According to a statement by Kogi State Government last night, officers and men of the Nigeria Army from the 177 Battalion and the Army Records Lokoja with supports from local vigilantes have cleared the camp of Darusalam, a terror group that has been carrying out heinous operations on the border between Kogi and Nasarawa States for over eight years.

The camp which is located at Ittu comprises over 2,000 kidnappers, bandits and Boko Haram elements that have been responsible for most of the kidnappings and criminal activities perpetrated along the Abuja-Lokoja highway, the statement said.


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