Security operatives on Friday took over the premises of Amigo Supermarket, one of the biggest supermarkets in Abuja, over the proprietor’s alleged links to a terrorist group, Hezbollah.
A part-owner of the supermarket situated at Adetokunbo Street, Wuse, was mentioned as the owner of the building housing a Hezbollah operational unit in Kano.
The Joint Task Force and security operatives recovered anti-aircraft weapons, AK-47 assault rifles, grenades, different categories of ammunition from a bunker in the building housing the cell.
The security team comprising soldiers, State Security Service men and policemen, took over the supermarket about 9 pm and prevented access to the facility.
In the afternoon when our correspondent visited the supermarket, normal business was going on in the place.
After taking over the place, the security agents directed motorists to leave the area.
Director of Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, confirmed that a security operation was going on in the facility.
“I can confirm to you that a security operation is going on now at the place,” he said.