Four Suspected Boko Haram Members Arrested for Plotting Attack on Atiku Abubakar’s Home in Adamawa State

…By for TDPel Media. In a significant security development, the police in Adamawa state have apprehended four individuals believed to be members of the extremist group Boko Haram.


Their arrest came as they were allegedly planning an attack on the residence of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, in Yola, the capital of Adamawa.

Prime Suspect Apprehended:

According to a statement from Abubakar’s media office, the police arrested the prime suspect, Jubrila Mohammed, on Sunday while he was attempting to identify the home of the former vice president in Yola.

During interrogation, the 29-year-old Jubrila Mohammed confessed to being a Boko Haram member hailing from Damboa in Borno state.


Collaborators Exposed:

Following the interrogation of the main suspect, he disclosed the identities of his accomplices, leading to the arrest of the other suspects involved in the plot.

The group had reportedly planned to target not only Atiku Abubakar’s residence but also organizations associated with him and other sensitive locations in Yola.

Statement from Abubakar’s Media Office:

In response to the incident, Abubakar’s media office issued a statement alerting the Nigerian public about the thwarted attack.

The statement underscored the gravity of the situation and emphasized the importance of vigilance and security awareness.

Handover to Military Authorities:

After the suspects were apprehended, they were handed over to the military authorities for further investigation and appropriate legal action.


This swift action by the authorities aims to prevent any potential harm and maintain the safety of the region.


The arrest of these suspected Boko Haram members comes as a crucial breakthrough in efforts to curb extremist activities in the region.

Security forces remain on high alert to thwart any potential threats, emphasizing the need for continued vigilance and cooperation among all stakeholders in ensuring the safety and security of the public.


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