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Nigeria

29 August 2007

Daily Champion (Lagos)

LAGOS — Governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa State has urged the Federal Government to stem the influx of small arms into the Niger Delta region through improved security. He made the call yesterday during a retreat for Bayelsa State executive council, special advisers, and other top government officials at the Eko Tourist Beach Resort Lekki, Lagos State. Sylva stressed that proliferation of arms in the region has heightened militancy in the area and called for... (GunPolicy.org)

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