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Two more wanted Boko Haram suspects arrested in Maiduguri

Troops of the 101 Task Force Battalion, 7 Division Garrison, have arrested yet another wanted Boko Haram terrorists leader along Lagos Street Maiduguri, Borno State.

The suspect who gave his name as Abubakar Sadiq, works as night watchman to one Muhammad Daggash.
According to Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, “a closer look at him shows that he is suspect number 28 among the suspected Boko Haram terrorists that were declared wanted by the Nigerian Army last month.”
He added that the Nigeria Police, Borno State Command, has arrested yet another suspected Boko Haram kingpin, Mohammed Usman, at Abuja Talakawa Ward of Maiduguri metropolis, Borno state.
The suspect, who he said marched the photograph of suspect number 40 on the poster containing the photographs of the 100 wanted suspected Boko Haraam terrorists, was arrested after painstaking effort and tracking by the police.
“There is no doubt that the arrests of the suspected terrorists are important milestones which show the synergy of effort in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria among the security agencies and the public.
“The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai commended the vigilant troops and the Nigeria Police in particular, Borno State Command, for their great efforts.
“The Nigerian Army wishes to reiterate that as we move for the final onslaught against Boko Haram terrorists, there is the urgent need for all of us to be more vigilant and security conscious.”


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