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Nigeria troops nabs wanted Boko Haram commander

Valentine Chinyem



Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno) a wanted Boko Haram commander, has been arrested by the Nigerian Army at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri.

Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, the army spokesman, in a statement on Friday said Abubakar was arrested in a house, where he was hiding in a room within the community.

He confirmed that, two military ballistic helmets, a pair of military desert boot, a fragment jacket, a Jersey pull over, military backpack, camouflage design shorts, two voters identification cards, National identification card, amulets, camouflage T-shirts and a military jungle hat were recovered from the terrorist.

“He has since been moved out of the area for further interrogation,” the army spokesman said.

He noted that a combined troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and Civilian Joint Task Force-CJTF, nabbed the suspect on Thursday.


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