Nigerian Army Arrests 30 Shop Owners Aiding Boko Haram

Thirty shop owners in Borno has been arrested for sponsoring Boko Haram operations in the state, Daily Post reports.nigerian soldiers.jpg According to a military official, “there are going to be surprises if President Buhai is going to act on information at the disposal of security agencies. The rumour making the rounds about names of personalities involved in Boko Haram activities and sponsorship is going to shock many Nigerians. ”The arrests at Benishiekh last week when we raided the town is already giving signal to the fact that, prominent people are involved with Boko Haram. These shop owners are the suppliers of food items, money, fuel and other needs of the Boko Haram fighters. They also revealed how they attack Benishiekh town to deceive people.” he reportedly said. I do not have their names, I am not in position to give their names. We are soldiers and our duty is to make sure we do what we are asked to do. We raided the area in a mop up operation and made some arrest, which fortunately led to the shocking arrests of those personalities we are talking about,” he said.

  1. Source: Daily Post