Police in Yola, capital of Adamawa State, have arrested four men who confessed to be members’ of the dreaded Boko Haram at the Yola resident of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Atiku Abubakar.
A statement from Atiku Media Office said that at about 9:44 pm yesterday, July 23, a man seeking to confirm the residence of Atiku in Yola was apprehended at the gate of the residence.
The statement said that the man, who was apprehended by security operatives at the residence of Atiku was later handed over to the police.
“Upon further interrogation by the Police, the suspect identified himself as a 29 year-old Jubrila Mohammed and confessed to being a Boko Haram member from Damboa in Borno State.
“The suspect also informed the Police that he and his colleagues, who were later arrested too, intended to attack organizations associated with Atiku Abubakar and some other sensitive locations in Yola.
“All four suspects have been handed over to military authorities.
“We commend the police for the work that they continue to do in this particular investigation.
“We further ask that other relevant security agencies remain on top of their brief.”