Gallant troops of the Nigerian Army have on May 19 claimed to have arrested a suspected Boko Haram sponsor in Bauchi State during the course of their raid.
The suspect, Mr Aliyu Hussaini, who disguised to be a serving general in the army, was apprehended by soldiers from 33rd Artillery Brigade.
Here is a statement provided on the Official site of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday:
“The 33 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army has recorded another land mark success in the ongoing Operation Zaman Lafiyah as troops of the Brigade recently arrested one Aliyu Hussaini, popularly known as Colonel, a suspected Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) member and an Impostor who has been parading himself as a Brigadier General in the Nigerian Army.
“The troops who were acting on a tip off, said Aliyu Hussaini was a sponsor and also a member of the Boko Haram Terrorist organisation, carried out a raid operation which led to the successful arrest of Aliyu and another suspected BHT member, one Ibrahim Mohammed who is also known as Yuram. It was later gathered that Aliyu had been defrauding innocent citizens in the belief that he was a general in the Nigerian Army.”