The Troops of 195 Battalion of Operation Hadin Kai have arrested 7 all-female Boko Haram food Suppliers and kidnappers in the outskirt of Maidugiri,in the North East of Borno.
The army disclosed that the suspects arrested were caught with large quantities of food supplies meant for the Boko Haram terrorists.
Intelligence report obtained by a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst revealed the identities of some of the suspects as Hadiza Ali, Kelo Abba, Mariam Aji, Kamsilum Ali, Ngubdo Modu, and Abiso Lawan among others.
It was gathered that items like mosquito nets, noodles, garri, and rice among others were recovered by the troops.
According to reports, the military men became suspicious when they saw the large quantity of garri that were concealed in gallons and hidden beneath the vehicles.
The Female logistics suppliers confessed that they are Boko Haram members that stay at an IDP camp in Borno state.
The suspects revealed that they take food items from the IDP camp to their fighters in their camp. The women also confessed that they give their fighters kidnap targets based on the financial prowess of an individual.
Leadership News gathered that the women revealed that they get about N20,000 to N50,000 for each trip and can make 2 to 3 trips a day. According to reports, Nigerian troops have launched a follow-up operation to apprehend the Boko Haram terrorists using the information they got from the suspects.