Over 100 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Gombe

Over 100 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Gombe

In continuance of the fight against insurgency and terrorism in the country the Nigeria Army said it has arrested 39 Boko Haram suspects, over 40 foreigners and over 42 Kalare boys in Gombe. Brigadier General Zakari Abubakar, the Commander, 301 Artillery Regiment, Gombe stated this at the Army Barracks in the state capital Saturday evening during the West African Social Activity (WASA), which marked the Army’s end of 2016 calendar year.

He said Nigerian military had gone hi-tech and revolutionised, which he said had helped thus far in the defeat of Boko Haram, thanking the Chief of Army Staff and his team as well as President Buhari for making that possible. Brig. Gen. Z. L. Abubakar however called on members of the public to offer them greater cooperation and collaboration towards ensuring the complete defeat of Boko Haram insurgency by volunteering more because the army cannot do it alone. Read more

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