Another member of list of 100 wanted Boko Haram leaders, has been captured by troops of the 23rd Brigade Special Battalion in Maiha, Adamawa State.
Accordng to the Army, the suspect, Ishaku Wardifen, is a Cameroonian citizen. He is number 22 on the list.
The first suspect, Chindo Bello, was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja on Sunday while trying to flee to Lagos.
Acting Nigerian Army Director of Public Relations Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said in a press statement on Monday disclosed that Wardifen, has been handed over to military intelligence for further investigation and possible prosecution.
“Visual matching with photographs on the poster of the 100 declared suspected Boko Haram terrorists wanted list released by the Nigerian [Army] last month, shows that he clearly resembles the suspect on serial number 22 on the list,” the statement said.
The army reiterated its call on all citizens and well-meaning residents of Nigeria to continue to be more vigilant and security conscious towards ridding the country of the menace of terrorism and insurgency.