Reviews from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital has it that, the caretaker Chairman of MAFA local authorities region of the state, Shettima Lawan Maina changed into arrested Saturday by way of troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following facts that he was hiding one of the fleeing top commanders of the Boko Haram militants in his house.
Assets inside the navy informed day by day put up that, the chairman turned into arrested alongside pinnacle Boko Haram commander, including that, since his arrest the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, most important standard Leo Irabor has been beneath strain by using some top politicians each on the kingdom and country wide meeting to release the chairman.
In keeping with him, the overall informed the pleading politicians that, several warnings have been given regarding the fleeing Boko Haram militants to public and communities to expose any man or woman or group of men and women suspected to be militants.
He said, one of the neighborhood authorities councilors, who occurs to be a near companion of the chairman saw and identified the commander at the house of the chairman.
“It became stated that, the Boko Haram commander killed the councilor’s father throughout their heyday in MAFA. After discovering that, the commander had returned and hiding in the Chairman’s house, he(the councilor) advised the chairman that, he turned into going to report to the military, and the chairman begged him, giving him reasons he should now not expose the person. But knowing that, the identical guy become the one who killed his father, he went straight to the army and reported,” our source stated.
Each day post similarly gatherd that, the chairman, whose elder brother became representing their constituency on the country wide assembly has approached the chairman, house committee on army and some pinnacle politicians in the inexperienced chamber in addition to pinnacle government officials and politicians in Borno kingdom to interfere.
However, while all that topics referred to as and approached the Theatre commander, on the release of the chairman, widespread Irabor turned into company and directly in defining navy’s function in a count inclusive of this, mainly with the numerous warnings issued to the public and communities with reference to exposing fleeing participants of the phobia institution who’re now on their heels because the fall of camp zairo inside the Sambisa forest.
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Subject: Troops Arrest Borno LG Caretaker Chairman, Top Boko Haram Commander in Maiduguri
Troops Arrest Borno LG Caretaker Chairman, Top Boko Haram Commander in Maiduguri
Reports from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital reveals that, the caretaker Chairman of MAFA local government area of the state Shettima Lawan Maina was arrested Saturday by troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole following information that the chairman was hiding one of the fleeing top commander of the Boko Haram militant in his house.
Sources in the military told DAILY POST that, the chairman was arrested along with the top Boko Haram commander, adding that, since his arrest the theatre commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Leo Irabor was on pressure by some top politicians both at the state and National Assembly to release the chairman.
According to him, the general told the pleading politicians that, several warning has been given concerning the fleeing Boko Haram militants to public and communities to expose any individual or group of persons suspected to be one or a group of those militants dislodged at camp zero operation.
He said, one of the local government councilor, who happens to be a close associate of the chairman saw and identify the commander at the residence of the chairman.
“It was said that, the Boko Haram commander killed the councillor’s father during their heyday in MAFA. After discovering that, the Boko Haram commander return and is hiding in the Chairman’s house, he(the councillor) told the chairman that, he was going to report to the military, and the chairman beg given him reasons not to expose the man. But knowing that, the same man was the one who killed his father, he went straight to the military and reported.” Our Source said.
Reports further said that, the chairman, whose elder brother was representing their constituency at the National Assembly approached the chairman house committee on Army and some top politicians in the green chamber as well as top government officials and politicians in Borno state to intervene.
However, when all that matters called and approach the theatre commander, on the release of the chairman, general Irabor was firm, and straight in defining military lines and actions in a matter as such, particularly with the several warnings issued to public and communities with regard to exposing fleeing members of the terror group now on their heels since the fall of camp zero in Sambisa Forest.