24 Boko Haram insurgents arrested in Auchi Edo State – Momoh
The Otaru of Auchi kingdom in Edo State HRH Alhaji Aliru Momoh on Monday revealed that 24 suspected Boko-Haram members where arrested by the Nigerian Army in the community.
The monarch disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in his palace at Auchi the headquarters of the Etsako West Local Government Area of the State.
He said the Commandant of the Nigerian Army, School of Engineering near Auchi informed him of the arrest of the suspected insurgents in his palace.
He commended the Commandant for taking pro-active steps to have taken the fight to the suspected insurgents in the forest saying the issue of insecurity needs careful planning and execution.
The Monarch who described the activities of the herdsmen in the area as worrisome and that the palace has asked farmers especially women to stop going to farm for now.