A top Boko Haram terrorists leader has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), in Ogun State.
It was gathered that the terrorist leader was arrested at Ijaye area of Abeokuta, the state capital.
According to reports, the terrorist leader came in from Katsina State and took up a security job to act as cover while coordinating kidnapping and terror attacks in the state.
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It was also gathered that the arrested terrorist leader was setting up terrorist cells and gathering information for attacks.
Luck, however, ran out on him after security operatives got wind of his activities and stormed the Ijaye area to capture him.
A source said that the Boko Haram leader put up a fight when the DSS operatives arrived in the area but eventually bowed to superior firepower and had since been arrested.
According to the source, “It was not an easy ride. Intelligence and the grace of God were sufficient for the operatives. There are still many of them around, but we are on top of our game.”
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The arrested suspect had since been taken to custody.
When contacted by the platform for a confirmation of the story, the DSS Spokesman, Dr. Peter Afunanya, simply said“no comment,” to the inquiry.
On his part, the spokesperson for the Ogun State Police Command, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi, said he was not aware of any arrest.