President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law with executive powers to remove, revoke, banish all firearm or shotgun certificate or license in Nigeria

This executive order will start from 1st June 2019. Nobody in the country is now allowed or authorised to own or carry prohibited weapons or gun.

If you think you have any license issued to you in the past / previously allowing you to own or carry any type of gun, prohibited weapons, components parts and prohibited ammunition or selling; that license is now dead.

Only legitimate police officers and the army are fully authorised to carry a gun.

All Civil Defense Corps and other security organisation are no longer allowed to carry weapons from 1st June 2019.

You must now hand in back all types of firearm license or certificate issued to you in the past to the nearest police headquarters in your state.

Please do not hand-in your old certificate / license in a police station. It must be handed at the police headquarters.

Ahmed Bello
Media Center

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