May 16, 2017

Notorious Boko Haram Terrorist 'Pepper' Nabbed by Soldiers

Troops of 233 Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade, Nigerian Army, stationed at Forward Operation Base Potiskum in conjunction with vigilantes, on Sunday 14th May arrested a suspected notorious Boko Haram terrorist, Abubakar Adamu, aged 35 years, popularly called "Pepper".

He was nabbed around New Prison area, Potiskum LGA of Yobe State.

Preliminary investigation shows that,
the suspected terrorist hailed from Yerimara village, Potiskum LGA and that he has participated in carrying out attacks and other terrorists activities in the north east. Investigation is still ongoing.

In a related development, combined troops of 231 and 331 Battalions foiled an armed robbery attempt at Chanchara village, Shani LGA. They recovered an AK-47 Rifle, Machetes and ammunition.

Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman
Director Army Public Relations