JTF Arrests High Profile Boko Haram Leader
Habib Bama, the suspected mastermind of the bombings at Mogadishu Barracks, Police Headquarters, the UN Building, St Theresa’s Catholic Church at Madalla and many sites in Jos is a one-time private in the Nigerian Army. He was said to have been on the run for the ;past three months since his name was reportedly revealed during questioning of the captured spokesperson of the sect, Abul Qaqa earlier this year.
According to reports from the scene, the JTF, comprising the State Security Service (SSS), the Military and the Nigeria Police, stormed Bama’s operational base in Damaturu.
Bama was put on the Most Wanted list after the Madalla Church incident. Security agents are currently questioning him about his role in the bombings