Six suspected members of the Boko Haram sect were weekend apprehended by a Civilian Joint Task Force at different locations in Lagos. The suspects, who all confessed to be indigenes of Borno State, disclosed that they fled Bama, Baga and Konduga local government council areas of Borno State, following the offensive of military operatives against insurgents in the state.
They gave their identities as Ibrahim Ali, Abubakar Ahmed, Babagana Blam Ali, Goigoi Kamsalem, Ibrahim Mohammed and Adams.
Briefing journalists on how they were arrested, Head of the civilian Joint Task Force, the Mai- Kanuribe of Lagos and Seriki Hausawa of Ijora Kingdom, Alhaji Mustapha Mohammed, revealed that Ibrahim Ali and Babagana Blam Ali, who hail from Bama and Konduga Local Government Areas respectively, were arrested at Isheri-Ojodu Berger, while Goigoi Kamsalem, Ibrahim Mohammed both from Bama and Abubakar Ahmed of Baga council areas, were apprehended at a hideout in Victoria Island. The sixth suspect, Adam according to him, was arrested close to a church in Festac Town.