Troops on patrol have arrested two suspected boko haram terrorists collaborators in Borno on Sunday. The arrested suspects supply the terrorists with drugs, logistics and also fuel.
In a statement on Sunday, the Army Spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, named the drugs’ supplier as Kadiri Umate, 35 and the fuel supplier as Fantoma Lasani.
Nabbed at Boko Haram crossing point
He said that Umate was nabbed at Firgi and Zawan axis in Bama Local Governmnet Area of Borno, a suspected Boko Haram terrorists’ crossing point while trying to cross into Sambisa forest.
“The patrol team recovered 35 packets of 500ml of Glucose Intravenous infusion (Drip), assorted analgesics and pain killer drugs. They also recovered clothes, bathroom slippers, insecticides, salt, kolanuts and also a bicycle.
“The suspect is undergoing preliminary investigations,” Usman said.
Troops arrest another terrorists’ collaborator
Usman explained that troops, in conjunction with Civilian JTF at Muna garage, arrested Lasani when he came to pick his wife to “finally relocate out of Maiduguri.”
“The suspect, who hailed from Flatari village, Bama Local Government Area, is among some unpatriotic elements in the society that had been supplying Boko Haram terrorists with Premium Motor Spirit and also Automative Gas Oil in Bama, Gwoza and Sambisa general area,” Usman said.