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Troops Nab Another Wanted Boko Haram Suspect in Check-Point



Barely 24-hours after the arrest of a wanted Boko Haram suspect, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the Nigeria army, has yet again, arrested another insurgent whose name is on the list of the 100 Boko Haram suspects declared wanted in October.

This was disclosed in a statement by the acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, the wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ishaku Wardifen, a Cameroonian was nabbed by troops of 23 Brigade Special Battalion at a check point in Maiha, Adamawa State.

“Today in the morning, another declared wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Ishaku Wardifen, was nabbed by vigilant troops of 23 brigade special battalion at a checkpoint in Maiha, Adamawa state,” he said in a statement.

“Preliminary interrogation revealed that the suspected terrorist is a Cameroonian citizen. Visual matching with photographs on the poster of the 100 declared suspected Boko Haram terrorists wanted list released by the Nigerian last month, shows that he clearly resemble the suspect on serial number 22 on the list.

“The suspect has been handed over to military intelligence for further investigation and possible prosecution.

“Nigerian army would like to once more call on all citizens and all well meaning residents of our country to continue to be more vigilant and security conscious to enable us rid our great nation of the menace of terrorism and insurgency.”