Nyanya bombing: Interpol arrests suspect, Aminu Sadiq in Sudan

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BY CALEB AYANSINA

ABUJA – FEDERAL Government,Wednesday, revealed that the terror fugitive behind the Nyanya bombing, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche who was declared wanted by the Nigerian Police Force has been arrested.

Ogwuche was arrested in Sudan following an international red alert issued for his search and arrest by the National Bureau of Interpol based at the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, in Abuja.

The Coordinator of the national briefing centre on security, Mr. Mike Omeri, confirmed his arrest during a briefing in Abuja.

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The suspect, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche was declared wanted by the Department of State Security after linking him to the deadly blast in Nyanya which claimed over 74 lives.

The discovery of the suspect escape to Sudan while 5 others were arrested prompted the DSS to declare him wanted alongside with one other suspect.

Omeri who is also the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA) noted that the security operatives are already working to ensure his extradition back to Nigeria from where he was arrested.

“Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche who was earlier declared wanted  has been arrested in Sudan with the efforts of the Army, DSS, the National Bureau of the Interpol based at the Nigerian Police Force Headquarters and security operatives of Sudan.

“The efforts of the interpol, Nigerian Police and the Department of State Security Service has led to his arrest,” Omeri said.

He promised that further information on him and the second suspect will be communicated to the public has they are coming in.

Omeri while commenting on the Chibok abduction said that international operation had commenced in collaboration with the Nigerian military, insisting that they would be rescued alive.

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