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Nigerian Army capture wanted Boko Haram jihadist

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Nigerian Army capture wanted Boko Haram jihadist

The Gallant troops of 7 Division Garrison of Nigerian Army has arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorist in Borno State.

The troops nabbed the jihadist while carrying out cordon and search operations in conjunction with troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and CJTF, in some parts of the fringes of Maiduguri on Friday.

The Army in statement signed by its spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, said that the terror group member called Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno), was hiding at Bulabulim Ngarnam community.

The army spokesman said Abubakar was found hiding in a room in possession of 2 military Ballistic helmets, a pair of military desert boot, a fragment jacket, a Jersey pull over, military backpack, camouflage design shorts, 2 voters identification cards, National identification card, amulets, camouflage T-shirts and military jungle hat.

“He has since been moved out of the area for further interrogation,” the statement read in parts.

The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, who is also the Commander, Sector 1 of Operation LAFIYA DOLE had visited the troops and conveyed the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE’s commendation to them for the painstaking efforts and professionalism.

Biodun Abimbola

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