Nigerian Army Arrests Boko Haram ‘Old Men’ On Most Wanted List (PHOTOS)

Nigerian Army Arrests Boko Haram ‘Old Men’ On Most Wanted List (PHOTOS)

By Ogala Osoka | Staff Reporter on September 7, 2016
Sani Usman, AA Yusuf
Brigadier General Sani Usman, Nigerian Army Spokesman in a file photo when he was a colonel

The Nigerian Army have declared they have successfully arrested a Boko Haram suspect on its “most wanted” list.

Sani Usman, the Nigerian army spokesperson, in a statement on Wednesday,  September 7, 2016 said the suspect is the 105th person on the Wanted Boko Haram members

The suspect, he said, whose name is Muhammed Bulama was arrested in Azare community, Gujba Local Government Area in Yobe, along with two other suspects, Ardo Abba Muhammed and Muhammadu Kaigama on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

Colonel Usman, revealed in the statement, which was e-mailed to The Trent, that the suspects were shepherding some sheep to market while they rode on horses and a bicycle.

He said that the suspects had confirmed the photo of Bulama on the wanted list during interrogation, and further exposed the wanted suspect as a specialist in rearing animals for the insurgent group.

In the statement, Usman added that the suspects confessed that since they had run out of resources in their hideout, they had come to the village to sell the animals as the group were preparing for Sallah festivity at the camp they were hiding in.


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