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Boko Haram Commander Arrested By JTF In Senator's Home

Boko Haram Commander Arrested By JTF In Senator's Home

One of the Wanted Boko Haram Commanders, Shuaibu Mohammed Bama has been arrested at the private residence of Senator Ahmed Zanna representing Borno Central Senatorial District.

Bama was arrested yesterday when the Joint Task Force JTF Operating in Borno State storm the house of the serving Senator  who has been under serious  watch by security forces  for allegedly romancing and sponsoring the Boko Haram sect.

These was contained in a press statement Issued to reporters in Maiduguri by the Spokesman of the JTF, Lieutenant Sagir Musa.

According to Musa the JTF intensified its cordon and search operation  ” when suspected Boko Haram sect launched multiple attacks at different locations of the JTF troops in Sinimari and Lagos street of Gwange general area and that all the attacks were repelled by JTF”.

He continued ” the JTF was able to arrest one notorious Boko Haram Commander in a serving Senator’s House along Damboa road GRA”

Pointblanknews.com recalled that the Senator Ahmed Zanna was once indicted by the former Police Commissioner in Borno State Simeion Midenda for finding some Boko Haram related materials in hands of Zanna’s Supporters.

Consequently, a top security source in the state revealed that he had made available enough security reports on to his headquarters on Senator Zanna’s  connections with the Boko Haram terrorist.
Zanna who belong to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) became very popular when he defeated the then incumbent Governor  Ali Sheriff to occupy the Borno Central seat.


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