Military Arrests 6 Boko Haram Kingpins in Borno State


Senator Iroegbu in Abuja
The Nigerian military in continuation with the clearance operations in parts of the North-east, has arrested six Boko Haram terrorist kingpins.

The Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Col. Sani Usman, in a statement yesterday, that the troops had in a renewed onslaught on the leadership of Boko Haram terrorists, troops had earlier yesterday “made an unprecedented catch”.

According to Usman, “the gallant troops tracked and arrested six terrorists kingpins who sneaked into Kala Balge as a result of the onslaught of our heroic troops on the terrorists in Sambisa”.

He said the six notorious Ameers (leaders), noted for getting logistics support and information for the Boko Haram terrorists, were arrested in a swift military operation by troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade.

He named those he described as “unrepentant and hardened insurgents” to w include Musa Kalile Sabakara (an Ameer), Babagana John (an informant and also seller of foodstuffs), Isah Abakar (an Ameer) and Usman Abasa, (who specializes on cattle rustling and selling of food stuffs), as well Bukar Gujja (a tailor who prepare clothes for the terrorists) and Bukar Kahalifa (also a tailor who prepares the dress for the Boko Haram terrorists), are presently undergoing interrogation.