Army Intercepts, Destroys Boko Haram Food Supply Vehicle
AREWA AGENDA – The Nigerian army has intercepted and burnt down about five vehicles conveying food stuffs to Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri.
The interecpted vehicle also had in it, spare parts and other assorted supplies for the terrorists that have been plaguing the North Eastern state for over a decade.
Speaking to newsmen while supervising the burning of the vehicles along Maiduguri-Gubio road, the acting GOC 7 Division, Brig. Gen. Abdul Ibrahim, who is also the Sector 1 Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, said four suspects were arrested in connection with the act.
He said the suspects and vehicles loaded with the items were arrested based on intelligence report.
“We are going to sustain our monitoring efforts until we contain such supplies that are being taken to terrorists,” Ibrahim said.
He said there were other suspects arrested in connection to such crimes that were being investigated.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the vehicles burnt along with the items were three pickup Van’s and two Peugeot station wagons.