Take Him to Rehabilitation Center, Nigerians React as Troops Capture Wanted Boko Haram Commander

Take Him to Rehabilitation Center, Nigerians React as Troops Capture Wanted Boko Haram Commander

  • A high profile Boko Haram member has been apprehended by troops of Operation Hadin Kai in Borno state
  • The terrorist identified as Yawi Modu, was found along Damboa-Wajiroko road while the soldiers raided an explosive devices materials hub
  • Army spokesperson, Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu made this known in a statement on Thursday, September 9

Borno state - Reactions have again trailed a major success recorded by Nigerian troops in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents.

Recall that Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu, director general of army public relations revealed that soldiers arrested a wanted Boko Haram member identified as Yawi Modu in Borno state.

Yawi Modu
Troops have arrested a top commander of Boko Haram, Yawi Modu. Photo credit: @NigerianArmy
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Troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) nabbed the commander along Damboa-Wajiroko road following a tip off.

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Nigerians have, however, reacted to the troops' victory, hailing the arrest as a good development.

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Ebitimi Happy Okoko wrote:

"They should take him to rehabilitation center as usual naa."

Edun A Bello said:

"Kudos to you guys for the great work."

Musa Safyan wrote:

"Kudos to our gallant troops."

Salisu Ali wrote:

"May almighty God continue help succed aur country.God bless the Nigerian Army."

Ibrahim Aliyu said:

"May Allah strengthen the Army of Nigeria, Ameen."

Another 1,081 Boko Haram terrorists, senior commanders surrender in Borno

In a related development, some Boko Haram terrorists had surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai.

The new Boko Haram members are reported to be about 1,081. They include some senior commanders and their families.

They reportedly surrendered after sustained military land and air bombardments of their enclaves and hideouts in the northeast.

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Nigerian troops arrest 81 bandits, rescue 33 victims, DHQ

Meanwhile, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said that in the last three weeks troops of Operation Hadarin Daji arrested no fewer than 81 bandits across the northwest zone.

This information was made known to journalists by the Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO) Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, on Thursday, September 2.

Onyeuko, who was giving updates on Operation HADARIN DAJI at the weekly briefing of the DMO revealed that the soldiers also arrested 13 criminal informants/collaborators within the period.

Source: Legit.ng

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