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DSS Arrests Suspected Boko Haram Leader in Ogun State

There was much anxiety around some parts of Abeokuta, in Ogun state following the reported arrest of a suspected Boko Haram leader by the DSS.

A private radio in Abeokuta broke the news on Sunday afternoon which created panic among the residents of the state.

The suspect was reportedly arrested on Saturday night by the operatives of the Department of State Security Service.

An audio of the newscast went viral across social media platforms in the state on Sunday.

This development is being fueled by the alleged plans to attack some states in the South-West by suspected terrorists.

However, a reliable source stated that the suspected Boko Haram leader was arrested a few days ago in the Ijaye area of Abeokuta.

The suspect was saod to have initially put up a resistance before bowing to the superior power of the DSS operatives.

According to the report on the radio, the suspected terrorist reportedly arrived in Abeokuta from Katsina, took up a security job at Ijaye, while gathering intelligence for terrorist attacks.

“And following an intelligence gathering, the gun-wielding security operatives stormed his hideout and picked him up.

“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.”

The suspect is said to still be in DSS custody.

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