The Nigerian Army stated, yesterday, that it had captured five people accepted to be high-positioning Boko Haram psychological oppressors.
Maj.- Gen. Fortunate Irabor, the Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, expressed this in Maiduguri yesterday, including that three Chadians were additionally captured in Borno as a feature of its progressing hostile to fear mongering war in the North-East. Irabor said that the capture of the top Boko Haram individuals was made in a joint effort with vigilantes called Civilian JTF. He gave the names of the suspects as Alhaji Madu, Abur Goni-Bukar, Ibrahim Ali, Ayuba Duse and Haruna Bukar. “The suspects were captured after various operations in various parts of the North East; we are examining before taking a choice,” he said. The armed force officer said troops, on January 27, captured three associated fear based oppressors with packs with flour, groundnut and millet, which they were passing on to Jeram town. He said that the suspects had N594,000 on them. As indicated by him, “once more, on January 28, our troops at Buni Gari secured five suspects with a truckload of gypsum, which is one of the parts for making bombs.” He included that the suspects were under cross examination.
On the captured nonnatives, Irabor stated: “On January 26, three Chadians were captured at a checkpoint in Damasak, after a cell phone having a place with one of them had pictures of men in both military T-shirt and mufti with GPMG, FN and AK 47 rifles. “The Chadians are in authority, experiencing cross examination,” he said. Irabor said that the armed force had likewise blocked seven females from Niger Republic a month ago. “On January16, troops sent at Cham checkpoint caught seven female outsiders from the Republic of Niger on the way Yola by means of Kano. Three of them were with their travel permits, while four had no method for distinguishing proof.” He said the workers were in authority experiencing cross examination and will be given over to the Nigeria Immigration Service for further activity.