Nigerian soldiers apprehend 37th Boko Haram leader on military’s wanted list

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– A wanted Boko Haram terrorist has been arrested by the Nigerian Army

– Bubayi Isa, is the 37th suspect on the list of Boko Haram terrorists suspect published by army authorities

– He was arrested alongisde three others in Adamawa state

Nigerian troops of 23 Brigade under Operation Lafiya Dole on Tuesday, March 20, arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Bubayi Isa from Panama village, Gunda district, Biu local government area of Borno state following a tip off.

NAIJ.com gathered that Bubayi is the 37th suspect on the list of Boko Haram terrorists suspect published by army authorities last year.

Nigerian Army apprehends wanted Boko Haram terrorists, others

Some of the Boko Haram terrorists apprehended by the troops. Photo credit: Nigerian Army

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Others arrested with him are Muhammad Buba and Abdullahi Abubakar from the same area while Yakubu Abdullahi hails from Sabon Gari Gado in Bayo local government area also of Borno state.

Nigerian Army apprehends wanted Boko Haram terrorists, others

Some of the Boko Haram terrorists apprehended by the troops. Photo credit: Nigerian Army

A statement sent to NAIJ.com by Brigadier General Texas Chukwu who is the director, army public relations revealed that the suspects were arrested in Kalaa village in Hong local government area of Adamawa state.

“The suspects have also confessed of belonging to a Boko Haram terrorists group and their various involvement following a preliminary investigation by the troops,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, about 95 former Boko Haram fighters are set to be reintegrated into the Nigerian society after series of training, vocational skills acquisition, and rehabilitation courses.

The repentant terrorists were trained by the Nigerian Army wing charged with the responsibility of Deracialising, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) in Gombe state.

NAIJ.com gathered that they were rehabilitated by instructors from departments and agencies from the federal government and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) with the aim of retraining them to become law abiding citizens.

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Source: Naija.ng

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