"My first attack was a little child who I murdered"- Boko Haram member confesses after arrest in Ondo



 A member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Mohammad Bashir, 40, confessed today that he had aimed to carry out attacks in Ondo state before his arrest on Saturday.

The suspect was apprehended as the Ondo State Police Command's Anti-Crime Patrol Squad on Isua Road in Akoko South Local Goovernment Area of the state.

The terrorist confessed to the Newsman that he had always been a Fulani herdsmen before he was forcefully dragged into joining the Boko Haram group in Nasarawa in 2016.

“I only killed two people. The first person was a little child who I murdered inside the bush while the second one was an adult I killed by the roadside,” Mr. Bashir said in the Hausa language.  

 Bashir said there are many other terrorists are keeping away from the military in local communities around the south-west region of the country.

 "I ran into Ondo State from Nasarawa after the military launched a manhunt for us (Boko Haram) in the North. When I arrived in the state, I went straight to see my younger brother and decided to walk on the streets of the community. I had planned to strike but first wanted to eat by the roadside when I was arrested by the police patrol team and moved down to their station. Some of our members who ran from the military are still scattered around the local communities in Ondo State," he said. 

The commissioner of Police in Ondo state, Gbanga Adeyanju, who paraded the Boko Haram member before Newsman attested that the terrorist was apprehended in the streets of Isua in the Ifira area of the community as he was roaming about.


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