Statement according to Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting Director of Nigerian Army Public Relation has it that the troops of 3 Battalion, of 22 Task Force Brigade have made an unprecedented catch with the arrest of 4 Boko Haram terrorists Ameers (kingpins) at Rann, headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday, Friday 22nd April 2016.
The Acting Army Spokesman said that the four Boko Haram commanders were specialised in sustaining the activities of the Boko Haram through all manner of criminal acts were arrested following a tip-off by members of the public at Rann, the headquarters of the Kala Balge Local Government area of Borno State on Friday
He gave the identities of the arrested kingpins as Rediyo (Radio Technician), Umaru Mai Nama, (who specialises in cattle rustling and sales), Alifa Makinta (a specialist on stealing foodstuffs) and Balu Jugudum (in charge of stolen jewellery).Umara Mai Gyaran
"The arrested kingpins specialized on various aspects of criminality to sustain the Boko Haram terrorists group in their areas."
"Subsequently, the troops conducted a cordon and search operation in the general area that led to the apprehension of the terrorist leaders, who contribute to the sustenance of the insurgency through their illegal trade specialization."
"The arrested kingpins include Umara Mai Gyaran Rediyo (Radio Technician), Umaru Mai Nama, (who specialize in cattle rustling and sales), Alifa Makinta (a specialist on stealing foodstuffs) and Balu Jugudum (in charge of stolen jewelleries)."
"Presently the suspects are undergoing interrogation", Usman said in the statement