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No. 22 on Boko Haram Wanted List arrested
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No. 22 on Boko Haram Wanted List arrested

Story by: Leke Adeosun

The war of the Nigerian especially its decision to publish a poster of a 100 Boko Haram Wanted List is yielding fruits as just a day after one of the suspects was held while attempting to board a flight from Abuja to Lagos, another one, who is listed as No.22, Ishaku Wardfen was held at a checkpoint yesterday.

A statement by the army spokesman, Sani Usman, said the wanted terrorist, suspected to be a Cameroonian, was arrested at a checkpoint in Adamawa State.

“As all hands are on deck to finally defeat Boko Haram terrorists in our country, 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 check point in Maiha, Adamawa State.

“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 Army last month shows that he clearly resembles the suspect on serial number 22 on the list,” Mr. Usman, a colonel, said.

On Sunday, a wanted Boko Haram terrorist, Chindo Bello, was apprehended by aviation security while boarding Aero Contractors’ airline flight to Lagos at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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