The Nigerian Army spokesman, Col. SaniUsman yesterday said troops have arrested 33 suspected suppliers of foodstuffs to Boko Haram terrorists along Azir-Wajiroko road in Damboa, Borno State.
The statement said:
“Intensive patrols and vigilance of troops have continued to yield positive results with the arrest of 33 suspected food suppliers to the Boko Haram terrorists in Damboa axis around Azir-Wajiroko road, Borno.
“The 33 suspected Boko Haram accomplices were arrested with large quantity of foodstuff meant for Boko Haram terrorists at Korode. Nine of the 33 suspects are from Korode; five from Auma; 10 from Geargube; four from Kausautaya; four from Bulbul; and one from Dolomi villages.
“Although some of the suspects claimed to be traders, they did not deny buying and selling food items to the terrorists.”
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