The Nigeria chief of Defence staff, “Gen. Lucky Irabor”, has announced the arrest of the suspected terrorists in the back of the attack on St. Fracis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo state.
The defence leader made this recognised in the course of a media parley with media executives at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) in Abuja on Tuesday.
Although Irabor did no longer offer precise details at the arrests, he said the army apprehended the terrorists in collaboration with different safety groups.
He said the army has additionally killed many bandits terrorising the united states at the same time as running to make certain the rescue of abducted victims of the Kaduna train assault.
He said, “Within the last time we met, we have recorded remarkable achievement. Let me bring it to your notice that within the same period, there have been ignoble actions of men of the underworld that have impinged on our collective well-being, namely the unfortunate train attack, the attack on Kuje correctional center as well as what has been reported in the past the attack on the presidential convoy.
“Also, the Owo incident which was intended to bring man and women of the armed forces to present them in a form and shape that make it to look as if the nation is on a siege. We have arrested those behind the dastardly act in Owo.
“It was my intention to present them to the public, but because of the investigation still going on, I had to change my mind. I will like to say that in due course, the world will see them and others who are behind other daring attacks in the country.”
Consider that over forty people consisting of kids were gruesomely killed, whilst approximately sixty one were critically injured at some point of the seventh of June attack at the church.
Days later, the national security Council (NSC) stated it traced footprints of the attack to the Islamic kingdom West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group, even though the group is but to take credit for the assault find it irresistible usually does.