The commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, has flagged-off a notice that the Boko Haram sect has deviced various means of procuring stocks of different sorts to their hideouts.
He stated that, there is every indication that the Boko Harams’ are running out of food stocks and other supplies and are in desperate need to restock.
To back this up, he said that, the Command stopped the transportation of a reasonable quantity of fuel disguised in a carton of groundnut oil, which was being taken to Gamboru Ngala local government area in the state.
He also said the suspect arrested along with the goods, confessed that, he doesn’t know whom the consignment belongs to. He said he was asked to deliver it to the insurgents trapped in Gamboru Ngala.
The apprehended suspect stated that, a litre of the fuel is sold at N15,000 to the insurgents.
The commandant warned drivers, park owners and union groups to always check their passengers and their wares to ensure they are not carrying suspicious goods.
To the drivers, he urged them not to accept or convey any form of message that looks suspicious to anyone, especially along the Gamboru axis.
Written by Okolo Ezinne