NIGERIAN ARMY ARREST 13 BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS IN KANO
The Nigerian Army has arrested 13 Boko Haram terrorists along Filin Lazio in the Hotoro axis of Kano state.
In a statement by Mohammed Yerima, Army’s Spokesperson, the arrest was made by troops of 3 brigades on Saturday.
He said the insurgents were arrested while trying to attack a mosque and some houses in Kano.
“In an ongoing effort to flush out all forms of criminality within its Area of Responsibility, troops of 3 Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested 13 suspected Boko Haram terrorists around Filin Lazio, Hotoro axis of Kano State on Saturday 8 May 2021,” he said.
He said the ongoing operation is predicated on the need to apprehend criminals who may want to hibernate in any part of Kano State.
“The general public, especially residents of Filin Lazio Hotoro, are enjoined to go about their lawful businesses as security forces are on top of the situation,” he added.
Yerima admonished residents in the State to be vigilant and report strange movements to security operatives.