Nigerian Army forces from Sector 2 Joint Task Force apprehended Yusuf Saleh, a suspected Boko Haram dealer.
He was captured at Bayamari village in Yobe State’s Geidam Local Government Area.
According to Army spokesman Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, troops went after him after receiving valid intelligence.
Saleh, who is being probed by authorities, was found with 38 50kg containers of urea.
Terrorists utilize urea to manufacture improvised explosive devices. (IED).
Officers and men were praised by Nwachukwu for their vigilance and quick response in apprehending the supplier.
The Army’s spokesman assured Nigerians that the culprits of Boko Haram/Islamic State West Africa Province will be completely eradicated from their hideouts.
The people of the North-East were urged to keep providing actionable intelligence to aid in the success of ongoing counter-terrorism operations.