Boderi, bandit leader responsible for attack on NDA, kidnap of students and Emir escapes death in fierce battle with troops

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Musti and Boderi were responsible for the security breach at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, and kidnapings of students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, the Emir of Bungudu and several other citizens last year.”

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Notorious bandit Boderi Isiya has narrowly escaped being neutralized, while his deadly second in command and several other fighters were gunned down by Nigerian Army troops.

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State gave the disclosures on Saturday.

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He said in a statement that “Security agencies informed the Kaduna State Government of this development in an operational feedback.”

He disclosed that “A painstaking check with credible human intelligence sources further confirmed that Boderi and his terror group had a bad day at the hands of the combat-ready troops.

“According to the reports, the troops engaged the bandits around the Tollgate general area of Chikun LGA
The ba!ndits scrambled in retreat, only to run into another ambush laid by the troops in Sabon Gida general area.

“The troops engaged the bandits ferociously, and ultimately subdued them.

“Corpses and weapons were recovered at the scene, while some of the terrorists eventually di!ed from bul!let wounds.

“Boderi’s deadly second in command, one Musti, was among those identified to have been eliminated, alongside one Yellow Mai-Madrid and one Dan-Katsinawa, with others yet to be identified. Some of the terrorists are battling with life-threatening wounds.”

Aruwan said “Musti and Boderi were responsible for the security breach at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, and kidnapings of students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, the Emir of Bungudu and several other citizens last year.”

He added that “The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai praised the troops for this commendable feat under the leadership of the General Officer Commanding, One Division, Major General T.A. Lagbaja, being the latest of notable breakthroughs recorded since he took command.

“The Kaduna State Government will keep the public updated on further developments.

“Citizens with useful information regarding the bandits reported to be seeking medical attention in the general area and elsewhere, are encouraged to bring such information forward via the following numbers: 09034000060, 08170189999.”

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