The Nigerian Army has announced that a notorious Boko Haram Terrorists Commander, identified as Bulama Bukar, has surrendered to troops of the 5 Brigade in Gubio, Borno State.
This is contained in a statement by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, on Wednesday in Abuja.
Nwachukwu said the surrendered terrorist was the Boko Haram camp Tapkin Chad commander at Gilima village in Abadam LGA of Borno.
“Items recovered from the surrendered terrorist include one AK 47 rifle, 5 magazines, 44 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one magazine carrier jacket, one knife, one motorcycle and the sum of N23,500.
“The suspect is currently undergoing profiling sessions”, he added.
Meanwhile, the Army spokesperson said that troops have sustained aggressive operations to rid the nation of terrorists, insurgents and other criminals nationwide.
In this respect, he said troops of 2 Battalion on October 17 ambushed some marauding insurgents at Udawa general area in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State and eliminated three insurgents.
He said the fierce firefight forced others to escape while troops recovered a bandolier containing 111 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition, one AK 47 magazine, two motorcycles, a high-frequency communication radio and two mobile phones.
According to him, one soldier paid the supreme price during the encounter.
Mr Nwachukwu added that troops of 1 Brigade, on the same day, during a stop and search operation, intercepted a suspected ammunition courier in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.
He said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect was on a mission to deliver ammunition to a bandit leader named Gishiri.
According to him, the vigilant troops recovered a bag containing 224 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, one mobile phone and N4,000 from the courier..….CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>