Nigerian Army Destroys Smoked Fish, Hides And Skin Seized From Boko Haram

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In its efforts to block sources of funding to Boko Haram insurgents, the Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed four vehicles loaded with smoked fish concealed in beans husk and hide and skin seized from suspected insurgents supplies along Gamboru- Ngala road.

While destroying the seized items, the Theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General, Olusegun Adeniyi said, the Boko Haram insurgents used fishing and fish business to fund their activities.

General Adeniyi said the vehicles were intercepted by the men of the Nigerian Security and civil Defence Corp, along Gamboru Ngala axis, adding that the transaction was to fund Boko Haram insurgent’s activities.

He said the suspects will be charged to court after the completion of investigations. It is alleged that the Boko Haram insurgents collect taxes from people that engaged in fishing activities at the fringes of the Lake chad Basin.

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