The State Security Service, SSS, has on Sunday disclosed that it has arrested over a dozen Boko Haram terrorists in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe States between July 8 and August 25, 2015.
The SSS, also known as DSS, made this known in a statement via its spokesperson, Tony Opuiyo.
Mr. Opuiyo said “the sudden influx of Boko Haram members into Lagos State points to the determination of the sect to extend its nefarious terrorist activities to the State and in fact, other parts of the country.”
See Names below:
Usman Shuaibu (a. k. a. Money): He coordinated the Potiskum, Kano, Zaria and Jos suicide attacks under reference with the sum of N500,000 which was provided by his Amir, one Isa ALI. He claimed that the said Isa ALI has links to the leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar SHEKAU, from where he collects monies to fund operations undertaken by their Markaz. Also, he revealed that he has participated in several Boko Haram attacks, including the attacks at Gwoza Divisional Police Station in 2014.
He also admitted being the leader of the team of nine (9) sect members that was dispatched from Sambisa Forest to carry out the attacks. He disclosed that four out of the nine of them were used as suicide bombers in executing all the (suicide) attacks.
Ahmed Mohammed (aka ABUBAKAR): An IED expert, confessed to the preparation of the IEDs used for the mentioned attacks. He also averred that he was the one who strapped the suicide bombers with IED vests, which they used in the attacks in Jos.
Adamu Abdullahi (aka Babpa): Suspect confessed that Usman SHUAIBU motivated him to work closely with Ahmed MOHAMMED (aka ABUBAKAR) in the preparation of the IEDs used in attacks.
Ibrahim Isa: Suspect confessed that he was the one who carried out reconnaissance on the targets in Jos ahead of the attacks.
Muttaqa Yusuf (aka Mohammed SANI/Mudtaka): Suspect disclosed that one ALIYU, believed to be Aliyu Gombe, in Sambisa forest, was the one that ordered the serial attacks which the syndicate carried out. He further confessed that he assisted Usman Shauibu in planning and executing attacks.
Bakura Modu: He was arrested on July 20, 2015, at Kara, Isheri Berger, Ikeja LGA, Lagos State.
Mustapha Alli Jamneri: He was arrested on July 24, 2015, at Gowon Estate, Egbeda, Alimosho LGA, Lagos State.
Abuyi Sheriff: suspect was arrested on August 7, 2015, at Ebute-Metta, Lagos Mainland LGA, Lagos State.
Babagana Ali and Babagana Koloye: were arrested same day (August 7, 2015), at Eric Moore, Bode Thomas Street, Surulere LGA, Lagos State.
Abba Modu Sagma: He was arrested on August 9, 2015, at Ijora Badiya, Apapa LGA, Lagos State.
Grema Abubakar and Tijani Bagudu: were arrested on August 10, 2015, at Amukoko, Ijora Badiya, Apapa LGA, Lagos State.
Baba Alhaji and Abass Ibrahim: were arrested earlier on the same day (August 10, 2015), at Alaba International Market, Alaba, Ojo LGA, Lagos State.
Ibrahim Audu: Suspect was arrested on August 192015, at New Artisan Market, Enugu, Enugu State.
Ibrahim Haruna: The 30-year old suspect from Kanawa village, Sumaila LGA, Kano State was arrested on August 21, 2015, at Kwomi village, Kwami Local Government Area, Gombe State.
Mal Ali Mohammodu: The 33-year-old suspect was arrested on August 22, 2015, at Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Fagga LGA in Kano State.
Adam Wakil Abdul Jible: was arrested on August 23, 2015, at Obanikoro Area, Mushin LGA, Lagos State.
Mohammed Usman: was arrested on August 25, 2015, at Atuashe Estate, Gbagada, Kosofe LGA, Lagos State.