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Ex-Boko Haram Fighter Rehabilitated For 2 Years With Taxpayers’ Money Arrested For Drugs Peddling

A former Boko Haram fighter, Alayi Madu has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for involvement in drug trafficking.

Madu was arrest on Thursday along Abuja-Kaduna express road with 10 kilograms of skunk.

The twenty-six-year-old told operatives that he was with the terrorists’ sect for 15 years before he surrendered to the Military in 2021 after which he was rehabilitated in two various centres for 6 months.

“Thereafter, he travelled to Ibadan, Oyo state where he worked as commercial motorcycle rider (Okada rider) before going into drug trafficking and his eventual arrest along Abuja-Kaduna express road,” a statement by the NDLEA revealed on Sunday.

The suspect said he was taking the illicit drugs from Ibadan to Maiduguri, Borno State before he was intercepted.

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