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Nigerian Forces Arrest Boko Haram 2nd-In-Command Momodu Bama In Sambisa Reserve

The Nigeria Military on Tuesday announced a major breakthrough in their fight against insurgency ravaging the North.
A statement issued in Abuja by Brigadier General Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information, disclosed that troops deployed to Borno and Yobe have captured some notorious leaders Boko Haram, and recovered various weapons

Their names were however not revealed. But independent investigations confirm that Momodu Bama a member of the Boko Haram Shura Council was amongst those arrested.

The statement, which was the report of a nine-member Defence Headquarters, Operational Assessment Team delegated by the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ola Ibrahim, said the they visited troop locations in various parts of Borno and Yobe.

“The commanding officer narrated the conduct of the operation to rid the (Sambisa) forest of the insurgents who had made the location their sanctuary,” he said.

In addition to their capture, those arrested had provided useful intelligence for subsequent operations.

“The team was shown various weapons, including rockets and locally fabricated weapon accessories captured in the forest,” he said.

“Items recovered included a large number of Improvised Explosive Devices- making materials, laptops, mobile communication equipment used for shooting and posting online videos, as well as locally made rockets and rocket launchers.”

“Also, seized vehicles of different brands were shown to the team.

“Several vehicles destroyed by the terrorists as well as their tailoring equipment apparently used in producing fake uniforms were also shown to the team.’’

The defence spokesperson further noted that the said troops are on night and day patrols, to apprehend any terrorist who might be lurking around.

He added that, “The Chief of Defence Staff expressed satisfaction with the high level of successes so far recorded in the operation.

“He also thanked the troop for a job well-done, and urged members not rest on their oars, while assuring them of regular logistic support.”

President Goodluck Jonathan had declared a State of Emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, following the high rate of attacks by terror groups operating in the North-east region.
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