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Protesters flood Kano over Russian cargo plane

08 December 2014, 20:26

Kano - A Kano-based Civil Rights Groups were protesting outside the Mallam Amino Kano International Airport demanding an explanation on the Chad-bound Russian cargo plane that has landed in the country over the weekend, Premium Times reported.

The protesters have expressed that they need to know what the relationship is between Nigeria and the aircraft that has been laden with military equipment.

Also read: Cargo plane detained in Nigeria has no weapons says France

With the ongoing insurgency in the country the protesters feel that they cannot overlook the sudden appearance of a cargo plane that has weapons and helicopters.

The Nigerian government has stated that they will not releasing the plane just yet as investigations continue.

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