June 18, 2014 – A terrorist, one of the Boko Haram kingpins wanted by security forces in Nigeria has been detected in the ongoing screening of the 486 suspects arrested while travelling in over 33 Hiace Hummer buses at night along Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway last Sunday.
So far other security agencies including the para-military have joined the screening exercise to ascertain the status of the remaining suspects.
In a statement signed by Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade said those identified as possible security risk or illegal immigrants are expected to be identified for further action.
He said the identified terror kingpin has been taken into custody. Further development will be communicated to you in due course, he said in the statement.