The Nigerian Army has arrested two soldiers for collaborating with with the Boko Haram terror group. The acting spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman made the revelation at a press conference.
Sapper Eric Nwokorie and Sapper Macauley Fortune, were arrested at Yola motor park in Adamawa state with some unauthorized explosive materials.
The men who are part of the Army’s Explosive Ordinance Device team attached to 143 Battalion were nabbed while attempting to smuggle some Nigerian Army explosives and ammunitions.
They were caught with the following unauthorised military items:
1 Smoke grenade, 2,136 live rounds of 7.62 (Special) ammunition, 50 live rounds of 7.6mm (NATO) ammunition, 5 magazines of AK 47 rifles, 2Browning Machine Gun live rounds of ammunitions. Others include, 1 Axe, 1 Cutlass, 1Jack knife, 9 Jungle hats, 11 pairs of Camouflage (9 Desert and 3 woodland green), 4 Military Pullovers, 1 Black beret, 1Green beret, 1 Pairof number 7 dress,2 General Duty belt, 12 Army T-shirts, 2 Rain Coats, 2 Water bottles, 1 Pairs of Rain boot and 5 Pairs of Desert boots.