- The Nigerian Army says it arrested eight men suspected to be suppliers of logistics to Boko Haram
- A statement by the GOC of ''Operation Lafia Dole'' said the suspected terrorists were nabbed on their way to Sambisa Forest and Lake Chad axis
- Fuel, vehicle spare parts, foodstuffs, mattresses are parts of the item recovered from the suspects by the men of Nigerian Army
War against insecurity received a massive boost as the Nigerian Army claimed it arrested eight people suspected to be suppliers of logistics to Boko Haram terrorists in their hideouts.
The suspected Boko Haram members were nabbed by the army while they were heading to Sambisa forest and Lake Chad axis with items including fuel, vehicle spare parts, foodstuffs, and mattresses, Leadership reports.
The army made this known through a statement by the general officer commanding the 7 Division and commander of Operation Lafia Dole Brigadier general AbdulKhalifa Ibrahim.
Ibrahim said upon establishing that the suspects are terrorists, their items were set ablaze. He vowed that terrorists will be dealt with decisively.
He gave the names of the suspects as Abubakar Sadik, Fannami Modu and Modu Chellu of various addresses in Maiduguri metropolis.
“Thorough investigation was conducted by the military to have arrived at the conclusion to set the six vehicles and their items ablaze.
“It will interest you to note that some of the suspects we are parading were arrested before and were freed, we seized the logistics items from them and they were burnt, we don’t just accuse people if we don’t have our evidence. We normally conduct a thorough investigation before we come out like this,” Ibrahim said.
The GOC also added that the Nigerian Army is committed to the fight against the menace of insurgents in the northwest of the country.
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the war against the rampant menace of bandits recorded a tremendous victory as Nigerian Air Force (NAF) claims it has killed many armed bandits at Walawa, Yadi and Kuduru hills in Kaduna through airstrikes.
NAF made the exciting revelation in a statement issued on Wednesday, March 18, by its spokesperson, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Channels TV reports.
Daramola said several properties of the bandits were also destroyed, adding that the victory was as a result of collaborative efforts between the air force and the operatives of Nigerian Police Force (NPF).
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