11th July, 2022
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested Suleiman Sidi, one of the wanted terror suspects, who escaped from the Medium Security Correctional Centre, Kuje, on July 5.
The Director, Media, and Advocacy NDLEA, Mr. Femi Babafemi said that the fleeing terror suspect was arrested in the early hours of Monday, July 11.
Babafemi said that Sidi was arrested at Area 1 motor park, in the Federal Capital Territory while attempting to board a commercial vehicle to Maiduguri, Borno state.
He said: “When he was searched, three wraps of Cannabis Sativa were found on him.
“During a preliminary interview, the wanted terror suspect confirmed he was remanded at the Kuje Correctional Centre for terrorism and robbery charges
“He added that he was indeed one of the inmates who escaped from the facility last Tuesday.”
Meanwhile, retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, the NDLEA Chairman, commended officers and men of the FCT Command of the Agency for the arrest.
Marwa, however, directed that the arrested fugitive should be immediately handed over to the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCOs).