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Police arrest Boko Haram members for allegedly planning to attack Atiku’s residence

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Police arrest Boko Haram members for allegedly planning to attack Atiku’s residence

The police in Adamawa have confirmed the arrest of two suspected Boko Haram insurgents for allegedly planning to attack the residence  of Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yola..

SP Suleiman Nguroje, command spokesperson confirmed this to newsmen on Monday in Yola.

He said one of the suspects was arrested by the security detail attached to Abubakar’s house while the other was picked up at a different location in the state capital.

”One of the suspects, a 29-year-old man, confessed to being a Boko Haram member from Damboa in Borno.

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”He was arrested at the gate of Abubakar’s residence while trying to carry out the attack at about 9 p.m. on Sunday.

”They said they were sent to study the house, institutions some sensitive places for an attack,” he said.

The suspects, Nguroje said, have been handed over to the military authorities for further action. 

Police arrest Boko Haram members for allegedly planning to attack Atiku’s residence

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