Yobe: Boko Haram informant nabbed as troops tighten security at Kamuya

Troops Operation Lafiya Dole have arrested suspected Boko Haram informant whose spying activities and those his accomplices were responsible for the attacks on troops by in Kamuya, Yobe State.

Army Spokesman, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said in a statement that the informant who was identified as Modu Ari was apprehended by troops 27 Task Force .

On interrogation, confessed to have revealed troops’ movements and to the his Boko Haram collaborators. Investigation is however ongoing to unravel the local informants whose nefarious activities have endangered troops on clearance operations around the fringes Timbuktu Triangle.

The unfortunate sabotage of troops movement by Ari and his accomplices, according to the army spokesman, made it possible for the to the rear element of troops on patrol. Though the was swiftly repelled by troops from the Tactical Headquarters of 27 Task Force Brigade and Army Super 3 Buratai, own troops suffered some casualties.

In spite of the setback, the Chief of Army Staff has encouraged troops of Operation Tura Takaibango to keep their fighting spirit up and to remain dedicated in the effort to flush out the remnants of the as quickly as possible.

not to relent even in the face of gross unpatriotic acts of some locals who are snitching on their movements and positions.

The COAS also admonished citizens to as a matter of patriotic duty, avail the troops of credible and timely information that will help flush out the adversaries.