The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected member of the Boko Haram posing as a soldier, identified as Aliyu Hussaini.
According to the Army, Aliyu is an impostor, who has been parading himself as a Brigadier General in the Nigerian Army and was fraudulently collecting money from people.
A statement by the Nigerian Army says Aliyu Hussaini is a sponsor and also a member of the Boko Haram terrorist organisation.
He was arrested alongside an accomplice, one Ibrahim Mohammed, who is also known as Yuram.
The two suspects were arrested at New GRA behind the Deputy Governor’s House in Bauchi Metropolis, and the following items were recovered from them: Two Nokia, a Samsung hand set and a Techno handset, one MTN sim card and a Peugeot 406 vehicle with registration number AU 222 BWR (Abuja).