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Boko Haram Kingpin, informers surrender

Boko Haram Kingpin, informers surrender

A top member of the terror sect Boko Haram, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele, has turned his back on the group and surrendered to the military, the army announced yesterday.
Metele, who is number 253 on the list of Boko Haram leaders declared wanted by the authorities for their role in the insurgency, surrendered to troops of 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade at Damasak, Borno State, according to army spokesman, Sani Usman.
He hails from Tumbun Bera in Borno and belonged to the Mamman Nur faction of the terrorists group under the leadership of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, the son of Boko Haram founder Mohammed Yusuf.
“He is currently undergoing further interrogation,” Usman said, adding that soldiers also arrested two other suspected Boko Haram terrorists carrying out surveillance on Kareto and Dangalti villages.
He said preliminary investigation shows that they were on reconnaissance mission to facilitate possible attack on the communities.

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