of the NSCDC, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi made the revelation in an interview
with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.
Abdullahi reported that the command had intercepted a reasonable quantity of fuel packaged in a
carton of groundnut oil, bound for Gamboru Ngala local government area
in the state.
He said since Boko Haram are running out of food and other supplies, they have employed all sorts of means to replenish stock.
had so far arrested a suspect, who confessed that he did not know the
owner of the consignment that he was asked to deliver to the insurgents
trapped in Gamboru Ngala.
“He later confessed that each of the five litres of fuel is sold at N15,000 to the insurgents.
recall we raised the alarm that some agents of Boko Haram were
transporting stolen cows from Mafa, Kalabalge and Bomboshe axis in the
state to cattle market in Maiduguri.
“The Boko Haram
usually send the cows to their agents in the city who will then sell
them and repatriate either cash or fuel to the terrorists.
therefore warning the people especially drivers not to accept or convey
any form of message that looks suspicious to any one, especially along
the Gamboru axis.
“We are also
warning the drivers, park owners and union groups to always check their
passengers and their luggages to avoid transporting bad elements that
would cause havoc in the society.
him, the command is working with other relevant security agencies to
bring all the collaborators of terrorists to book.