The Department of State Security Service, DSS, has arrested Danladi Abdullahi, a wanted Boko Haram suspect, in Borno state.
DSS arrests wanted suspected terrorist
Abdullahi, who is number 26 on the list of wanted 100 Boko Haram terrorists unveiled by the Nigerian army recently, was arrested this morning around Modugonari area of Maiduguri by men of Nigeria's plain cloth police.
According to report by Daily Trust, the Nigerian Defence Headquarters shared the information via a post on the its Facebook Page and Twitter handle.
Abdullahi's arrest is coming several hours after Paris was under terrorist multiple attacks that led to the death 0f 128 people.
The post by the Defence Headquarters read, "Following the release of the poster containing photographs of 100 suspected Boko Haram terrorists, security agencies and the public have intensified search for them. The renewed zeal has been yielding the desired result as the Borno State Command of Department of State Services (DSS) has this morning arrested another suspected high profile Boko Haram terrorist, Danladi Abdullahi at Moduganari area of Maiduguri metropolis. Although he is still being investigated, it has been positively established that he is suspect number 26 on the list of the declared suspected Boko Haram terrorists issued by the Nigerian Army last month. "The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General , personally wishes to commend the DSS especially Borno State Command, for this singular act, resilience and continued support and cooperation in the fight against terrorism and insurgency. The DSS has over times proven to be dependable and partners in the quest for a secured Nigeria.
"We would also like to reiterate that the fight against this security menace is a collective responsibility, therefore, we shall continue to solicit for public’s support, cooperation and understanding as we finally quench the remaining dying embers of the Boko Haram terrorists in our country. We should all be more vigilant and security conscious to enable us all enjoy a better and more secure Nigeria," the post informed.
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