Troops of the Nigerian Army have apprehended a suspected Boko Haram militant believed to be the murderer of Major General Mohammed Shuwa (Rtd).
Speaking on the apprehension, the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman revealed that the alleged killer of Shuwa, who had been on the radar of the military intelligence since 2012, would be paraded to the public by the Commander, 3 Brigade Kano.
He said, “The ever hardworking military intelligence have grabbed the suspected killer of Maj. Gen. Mohammed Shuwa, (retd).
“Commander 3 Brigade will parade him and brief the press in Kano shortly.”
It would be recalled, General Shuwa was murdered on November 2, 2012, in his residence in Maiduguri, Borno State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
The late officer was the first General Officer Commanding of the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division, who also commanded the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division during the Nigerian Civil War.