Abuja - The Army is on course to eliminate
the Boko Haram sect, a spokesperson said after the arrest of another alleged
Boko Haram kingpin.
On Monday, it was reported the vigilant troops of 23
Brigade Special Battalion had arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ishaku
Wardifen, at a check point in Maiha, Adamawa State.
This came a day after the arrest of one Chindo Bello,
another of the 100 suspects recently declared wanted, was arrested at the
Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja.
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Preliminary interrogation revealed that the suspected
terrorist is a Cameroonian citizen. Visual matching with photographs on the
poster of the 100 declared suspected Boko Haram terrorists wanted list
released by the Nigerian last month, shows that he clearly resemble the suspect
on serial number 22 on the list.
The suspect has been handed over to military intelligence
for further investigation and possible prosecution.
The Nigerian Army called on all citizens and all well
meaning residents of our country to continue to be more vigilant and security
conscious to enable us rid our great nation of the menace of terrorism and
“All hands are on deck to finally defeat Boko
Haram terrorists in our country,” said Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting
Director Army Public Relations.
- CAJ News