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Boko Haram Suspect Arrested In NTA Compound In Edo

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The Edo Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has confirmed the arrest of of a self-confessed Boko Haram suspect.

According to Makinde Ayinla, the Commandant of the NSCDC, the suspect who gave his name as Sani was arrested in the early hours of Saturday, February 23, 2018.

“Our men deployed to guard the premises of the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, arrested suspect after he was spotted twice loitering between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. “

“Nobody knew how he gained entry into the premises,” he said.

He said that during interrogation, Sani claimed to be a member of the boko haram group. Ayinla also said that Sani confessed to being in a group that specializes in robbery, kidnapping, murder and selling of human parts.

The commandant said that Sani confessed that his group operate with sophisticated weapons. Ayinla said that when asked if Sani can lead men of the corps to his group’s hideout, he said the suspect said: “ only God can lead any person there”.

The commandant said the suspect had been handed over to the State Command of the Directorate of State Services, DSS.

The Nigerian Government had declared that the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated by troops in the northeast.

“I want to assure you without mincing words that the Boko Haram terrorists have been defeated, all we are fighting for now is the peace in the northeast.”

“Character begins from home; if the children or the youth do not listen to their parents then there is problem. It is the responsibilities of parents to ensure that they disciplined their children. “

“And the children too must have something to give back by being disciplined, educated, try to behave well wherever they go and without being deceived by anyone to do what is bad”.

Read more at Guardian

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