The Nigerian Army High Command on Sunday said one of the 100 terrorists recently declared wanted has been arrested following a tip-off.
The fleeing suspected terrorist was said to have been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja as he was trying to board a plane to Lagos.
“Today at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, a man suspected to be one of the wanted suspected Boko Haram terrorists, Chindo Bello was apprehended by Aviation Security as he was boarding Aero Contractors’ Airline flight to Lagos.
“The suspect has since been handed over to the military intelligence for interrogation and prosecution.
“We would like to thank those eagle eyed and patriotic security agents and good citizens for the tip-off that led to the arrest of the suspect.
“The Nigerian Army would like to reiterate the need for all well-meaning Nigerians and those residing in our great country to be more vigilant and assist security agencies with information about the declared wanted terrorists, their sponsors and other criminals in our midst,” Army spokesperson, Col Sani Usman said in a statement on Sunday.
It will be recalled that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Buratai recently declared 100 terrorists wanted and authorized the publication of their photographs. (Prompt News)