Breaking: Jubilation As Nigerian Army Kills Notorious Terrorist Leader in Kaduna

Breaking: Jubilation As Nigerian Army Kills Notorious Terrorist Leader in Kaduna

  • The Nigerian Army has gunned down Boderi Isyaku, a strong terrorist leader in Kaduna state
  • The Kaduna state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made this known to journalists on Thursday, February 22, 2024
  • This great feat recorded by the Army came after the brutal bandit attack in Kaduna communities that led to the death of nine people and the abduction of 35 others journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Troops of the Nigerian Army have shot dead a notorious terrorist leader, Boderi Isyaku, during a gun duel between troops and the bandits around the Bada/Riyawa general areas of Chikun and Igabi local government areas of Kaduna state.

Army, COAS Lagbaja, NDA, Uba Sani
COAS Lagbaja is glad as troops kill notorious terrorist in Kaduna state. Photo credit: HQ Nigerian Army
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Samuel Aruwan, the Kaduna state commissioner for internal security and home affairs, confirmed the development to journalists on Thursday, February 22 via a statement.

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SaharaReporters confirmed on Thursday that it was Boderi who plotted and executed the 11th March 2021 abduction of 39 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi LGA.

The terrorist leader was also the mastermind of the attack on the Afaka campus of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Igabi LGA, where two officers were killed and another abducted, Channels TV reported.

He said:

“Stemming from consistent support to security forces by Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, a major breakthrough has been recorded in Nigeria’s fight against banditry and terrorism. The notorious bandit, insurgent and ruthless killer, Boderi Isyaku, has been neutralized in a gun duel alongside some of his fighters, by troops of the Nigerian Army, around Bada/Riyawa general areas of Chikun and Igabi LGAs.

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“This feat was confirmed to the Kaduna State Government by security forces carrying out internal security operations and diligent checks from human intelligence sources."

This results achieved by the Army came after bandits reportedly killed nine persons in Kwasam community, Kauru local government area and and Gwada community in Igabi local government area of Kaduna state.

Reacting, the Kaduna state governor, Uba Sani has appealed for aggressive military operations against bandits across the state following the attacks.

DHQ kills terrorists, arrests others in FCT and Niger state

Earlier, reported that the troops of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) have launched a series of operations against terrorists and bandits in different parts of the country.

According to the Director of Media Operations, Major-General Edward Buba, the troops have recorded significant successes in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Niger State, where they killed and arrested several terrorists and violent extremists.

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Buba said the troops were on fighting patrol in Bwari Area Council in the FCT and Tafa local government area in Niger State, where they encountered and engaged the terrorists and violent extremists.


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