Tipoff Leads To Discovery Of More Boko Haram Fuel Depot

Boko Haram Fuel Man

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said a tipoff by patriotic residents led to a discovery of another fuel depot in Maiduguri allegedly meant to be moved to Sambisa Forest for the use of Boko Haram.

Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, who emphasised the significance of the cooperation of members of the public, said troops made the discovery at Abbaganaram in the state capital with the help of residents.



    He added that a suspect, Musa Abba, was arrested.

    “During the operation, one person, Musa Abba, was arrested and the following items were discovered and confiscated; 11 drums of AGO, 1 empty drum, 192 of 25 litres jerry cans, (out of which 70 were loaded with AGO, PMS and DPK), a Toyota bus and 1 Peugeot car. Others include a motorcycle and an air conditioner,” Usman said.

    Usman said it is satisfying that citizens are heeding calls by the military to provide useful information that can lead to the success of the fight against insurgency in the northeast, encouraging them to see the fight as a collective effort.

    While calling on the public to remain vigilant, the spokesman still appealed for more information.


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