Troops of 23 Brigade on Operation Lafiya Dole have arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Bubayi Isa.
Isa, according to Army spokesperson, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, hails from Panama village, Gunda District, Biu local government area of Borno state.
He said the suspected terrorist was arrested following tip off by well meaning Nigerians.
“Further investigation reveals that Isa is the 37th suspect on the list of Boko Haram terrorists suspect published by Army Headquarters,” he said.
According to him, others arrested with Isa are Muhammad Buba, Abdullahi Abubakar, and Yakubu Abdullahi.
Chukwu said all the suspects were arrested in Kalaa village in Hong local government area of Adamawa state, but are from Borno state.
He said the suspects, following preliminary investigation, had also confessed to belonging to the Boko Haram terrorists group and had been involved in its atrocities.