A helicopter suspected to be loaded with arms and ammunition reportedly landed in a village called Jibu near Ibi, in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba state.
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Bala Dan-Abu, told The Punch that the arms and ammunition were allegedly meant for a militia group that might be planning an attack on Taraba villages.
“This system of arms delivery was used prior to the tragic attacks in Agatu communities in Benue State last year, which led to the killings there.
“When it was reported, nothing was done to trace and arrest the owners of the helicopter.
“That strategy works for them in Agatu and they are using it again today.
“This may be another planned militia attacks on the people of Taraba in the offing,” Dan-Abu said.