A suspected Boko Haram commander recently amongst the 100 wanted terror leaders by the Nigeria Army has been arrested by security forces at the Nnamdi International Airport Abuja.
A statement by the army authorities last night, said the suspect, Chindo Bello, was arrested when he boarded an aero contractor’s flight to Lagos by eagled eyed security operatives, and is now in the custody of the Directorate of Military Intelligence in Abuja.
The statement signed by Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations said, “The declaration of 100 suspected Boko Haram terrorists has started to pay the desired dividend as one of them was arrested as he attempted to flee.
“On Sunday, At Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, a man suspected to be one of the declared wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Chindo Bello were apprehended by Aviation Security as he was boarding an a plane to Lagos.
“The suspect has since been handed over to the military intelligence for interrogation and prosecution.
“We would like to thank those eagle eyed and patriotic security agents and good citizens for the tip-off that led to the arrest of the suspect.
“The Nigerian Army would like to reiterate the need for all well-meaning Nigerians and those residing in our great country to be more vigilant and assist security agencies with information about the declared wanted terrorists, their sponsors and other criminals in our midst.”