Nigerian army has announced that its troops arrested 13 suspected members of Islamic extremist group, Boko Haram in Kano State.
According to the army, the suspected Boko Haram members were arrested around Filin Lazio, Hotoro axis of Kano State yesterday.
The army disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima.
It read, “In an ongoing effort to flush out all forms of criminality within its Area of Responsibility, troops of 3 Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested 13 suspected Boko Haram terrorists around Filin Lazio, Hotoro axis of Kano State on Saturday 8 May 2021.
“The ongoing operations is predicated on the need to apprehend criminals who may want to hibernate in any part of Kano State.
“The general public especially residents of Filin Lazio Hotoro, are enjoined to go about their lawful businesses as security forces are on top of the situation.
“The Nigerian Army wishes to use this medium to appeal to the peace loving people of Kano State to maintain high level of vigilance and continue to report suspected movement of strange individuals or groups in their environment to the relevant security agencies for prompt action.”