- Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, the chairman of the Birnin Gwari vanguards for security and good governance, accuses a suspected imposter of secretly working with bandits in Kaduna state
- Nagwari calls on the military authorities to arrest other collaborators tarnishing the image of the army
- Army makes more discoveries in killing of missing General Idris Alkali
An imposter parading himself as a senior military officer with the rank of colonel has been arrested in Birnin-Gwari area of Kaduna state by security officials.
The chairman of the Birnin Gwari vanguards for security and good governance, Ibrahim Abubakar Nagwari, said the suspect has been parading himself as a colonel for over two years, Daily Trust reports.
Nagwari also disclosed that the suspect, thought to be secretly working with the bandits terrorising Birnin-Gwari and motorists, was apprehended by Captain Buhari Adamu.
“The fake military officer was arrested at the operational base of the military at Kada Motels Birnin-Gwari, adjacent Bagoma Dam where he has been staying for over two years," Nagwari said.
“He has since been handed to Major Muhammad Gana, who is the Field Commanding Officer in-charge of the area and is suspected of working secretly with the bandits terrorising Birnin-Gwari and motorists.”
The chairman called on the military authorities to arrest collaborators tarnishing tarnishing the image of the army.
Nagwari said the armed bandits had totally taken over two major highways of Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna and Birnin-Gwari-Funtua. He urged military and other security personnel to be alert over the activities of bandits on these routes.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian army has recovered some personal belonging of Major General Idris Alkali after his vehicle was discovered in a pond in Jos, Plateau state.
In a Facebook post by one Idris Ahmed Ahmed, it was reported that the clothes and shoes of the retired major general were recovered on Saturday, September 29.
Although his body has not been found yet, it is believed that Alkali was killed before his vehicle and other belongings were thrown into the pond.
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