Troops Arrest Wanted Boko Haram Suspect In Adamawa

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Updated March 21, 2018
Troops Arrest Wanted Boko Haram Suspect In Adamawa
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Troops have arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Bubayi Isa, in Kalaa village in Adamawa State, North-east Nigeria.

A statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, on Wednesday revealed that the arrest was made following a tip-off.

Brigadier General Chukwu said the suspected terrorist was apprehended by troops of 23 Brigade attached to Operation Lafiya Dole on Tuesday in Hong Local Government Area of the state.

According to him, investigation reveals that Bubayi is the 37th suspect on the list of Boko Haram terrorists suspect published by the Nigerian Army Headquarters.

The Army spokesman said the suspect was arrested with three others – Muhammad Buba, Abdullahi Abubakar, and Yakubu Abdullahi.

He added that the suspects have also confessed of belonging to a Boko Haram terrorist group as well as their various involvement in the activities of the sect, following a preliminary investigation by the troops.

Bubayi, Buba and Abubakar all hail from Panama village, Gunda district in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State while Abdullahi hails from Sabon Gari Gado in Bayo Local Government Area, also in Borno.