Nyanya bombing mastermind falls into Interpol’s net in Sudan, Nigeria demands extradition

Posted by News Express | 15 May 2014 | 4,150 times

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The terror fugitive behind the Nyanya bombing, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche who was declared wanted by the Nigerian Police Force, has been arrested.

The arrest came after the National Bureau of the Interpol based at the Nigerian Police Force Headquarters issued an international red alert for the search and arrest of terror fugitive.

This was announced yesterday in Abuja at the National Briefing Centre, located at headquarters of National Orientation Agency (NOA).

The coordinator of the national briefing centre, Director General of NOA, Mr. Mike Omeri, said Ogwuche was arrested in Sudan.

“Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche who was earlier declared wanted has been arrested in Sudan with the efforts of the Army, DSS, the National Bureau of the Interpol based at the Nigerian Police Force Headquarters and security operatives of Sudan,” Omeri said.

He further stated that the security operatives are already working to ensure his extradition back to Nigeria from where he was arrested.

He promised that further information on him and the second suspect will be communicated to the public has they are coming in.

On the Chibok abduction, Omeri said international operation have commenced with the Nigerian Army, adding that he cannot give further details but promised that the centre will make information available to the public as they are coming in.

“Operation are been carried out with the Nigerian Army in the areas of surveillance, intelligence and other sources of information sharing. All these will applied in the course of the operation,” he explained.

On the schools around the place, Omeri said all schools in the area have been closed down while students of the schools are been merged to other schools that are safe and that learning and examination are continuing with adequate security.

•Text courtesy of NAN. Photo shows Nyanya bombing suspect Ahmad Rufai Abubakar; Muhammadu Sani Ishaq; Ya’u Saidu; Adamu Yusuf; and Anas Isah. Inset is Ogwuche.

Source: News Express

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