A Boko Haram suspect arrested in Utako market in Abuja, Usman has warned of impending attacks in Abuja, saying a lot of his “colleagues are out there in the city to unleash mayhem”.
According to a statement by Kinglsey Madaki, spokesperson of the AMAC Marshal, the security agency that “arrested” Usman, said the suspect was found at Utako market with a “Qur’an and a chaplet on his neck while trying to lobby people.”
Madaki said AMAC Marshal was recently established by the Abuja Municipal Area Council.
He said the suspect had been handed over to the army at the Mabila Barracks. He called on residents to be vigilant and report suspicious movements to security agencies to ensure safety of lives and property.
Insurgents have been reported to have fled Sambisa forest, a Boko Haram stronghold, following an invasion by the Nigerian army. One suspect was also arrested in Lagos.