The terrorist boss was arrested on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Askira Uba, Borno NSCDC commandant, Ibrahim Abdullahi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, June 12.

“Our men have made remarkable progress by arresting a Boko Haram kingpin,” Abdullahi said.

“The notorious kingpin was said to be a recruiter as well as supplier of arms and IEDs to Boko Haram terrorists. He confessed that his three children were also arrow heads of the Boko Haram sect,’’ he added.

Abdullahi also said that the suspect had been handed over to the army for interrogation.