The Nigerian Army on Saturday, confirmed the arrest of another suspected Boko Haram terrorist, whose picture was released alongside 99 others on the Army’s wanted list of terrorists.
This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja by the acting Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman.
Usman said in the statement that the suspect was arrested by the.....Department of State Services at the Moduganari area of Maiduguri metropolis in Borno.
The Army attributed the development to the recent publication of some pictures of the terrorists’ top commanders.
“Following the release of the poster containing photographs of 100 suspected Boko Haram terrorists, security agencies and the public have intensified search for them.
“The renewed zeal has been yielding the desired result as the Borno State Command of Department of State Services arrested another suspected high profile Boko Haram terrorist, Danladi Abdullahi, at Moduganari area of Maiduguri metropolis.
The statement conveyed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai’s commendation to the DSS, especially Borno Command, for its resilience and continued support and cooperation in the fight against terrorism and insurgency.
He said the DSS had over time proven to be dependable partner in the quest for a secured Nigeria.
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