Troops arrest Boko Haram arms supplier
A foreign arms and logistics supplier of the Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa States Province (ISWAP) terrorists has been arrested by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, the defence headquarters announces.
This was disclosed by Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations while giving updates on military operation across the country on Thursday in Abuja.
Enenche said the suspect who is a Nigerien national, was arrested by troops at a location close to an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Diffa Region of Niger Republic on Oct. 3.
He said the arrest followed a credible intelligence on terrorists’ convergence at Chinguwa Village in Niger Republic close to Gashigar in Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno.
Enenche encouraged the public to continue to avail the troops with information that would assist them in their operation.
He applauded the gallant troops for their aggressive fighting and confidence-building patrols.
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