The Boko Haram suspect on the wanted list number 105, Muhammed Bulama, has been arrested by troops on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in Yobe State.
Bulama was arrested along side 2 other suspected Boko Haram terrorists – Ardo Abba Muhammed (elder brother to Bulama as claimed) and Muhammadu Kaigama – in Azare community, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, with the help of the local vigilantes in the town.
A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Usman Kukasheka said “they were arrested riding on horseback and bicycle shepherding some sheep towards market”.
The statement added that during preliminary investigation, the suspected terrorist personally “confirmed his photograph on the wanted list” and further revealed that he is specialized in rearing animals for the terrorist group.
Col Kukasheka added that “they came to the village to sell the animals as they have run out of cash in their hideout and would also get some food items for the upcoming Sallah festivity.