Boko Haram kingpin arrested in Mubi



A 24-year-old suspected member of dreaded Boko Haram insurgent, Malam Muhhamed Ibrahim has been arrested in Mubi local government area of Adamawa State.

Ibrahim was arrested by men of 23rd Armoured Brigade Yola at a military checkpoint with over N3 million and 200 dollars and a pistol stuffed in his Honda Hellsen salon car with number plate CF 26 SMK.

The Brigade Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade, Nigerian Army Yola, Brigadier- General John Nwaoga said Ibrahim gave useful information to the security men during interrogation, which led to discovery of a bomb manufacturing company belonging to the sect located off Mubi Maiha Road.

Conducting newsmen round the premises of the building housing the bomb factory yesterday, Nwaoga said that a vehicle was intercepted by his men and found to be in possession of a pistol while his vehicle was stacked with money in different currencies was.

Items discovered in the building include police uniforms, locally made grenades, charms, bags of fertilizers, gas cylinders, thousands of ready made cans of Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, remote control devices of different makes, simcard, car batteries and various sizes of wire, among other items.

He however called on well meaning Nigerians to join hands of fellowship with security operative to fight the war against terrorism.

He cautioned people against what he described as frivolous allegations against security operatives saying that the culprits were not helping the Nigerians to live in peace and harmony.

According to him “Military will not be deterred by such fabricated stories, we will keep on protecting every citizens of this country irrespective of such person religious affiliation or tribe”.

  1. sun Reply

    keep up the good work JTF. may God continue to protect you.

  2. Sunny Kalu Uko Reply

    good job dearest agile, gallant men n women, God will continue to guide u, Amen

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