Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Army foils boko haram attack and arrested members of the sect in Lagos.

Suspected Boko Haram leader arrested in Maiduguri Photo: NAN
The Nigerian army have remained relentless in the fight against the extremist group boko haram. In a recent report, it was said that the army arrested some members of the sect in Lagos while they attempted to carry out one of their deadly attacks. The arrested sect members were said to have fled the battlefield in the North East- Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States in an attempt to spread their activities to the South.

This revelation was made known to newsmen by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 division, Major General Isidore Edet when he decorated newly promoted officers, The Sun reports. Continue........

He also stated that about 15 pipeline vandals were arrested in Ikorodu and Arepo areas of the state.

Edet stated further that army will work hard in ensuring the safety of lives and property within Lagos and Ogun states adding that young ladies were among the vandals arrested.

The army boss explained that his division is making effort to block the influx of Boko Haram fighters into the state stating that investigation is ongoing to uncover other members of the sect in hiding.

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