Bishir, who was arrested in Isua road, Akoko South LGA and paraded
before newsmen in Akure, confessed, and revealed details into his
activities of the terrorist group.
According to what we know, Bashir stated that certain wealthy
northerners from Maiduguri and Nassarawa supplied Boko Haram with
The 40-year-old criminal explained that he was a Fulani herdsman
before being forced into the sect in Nassarawa in 2016. He claims he has
killed only two people including a child.
Speaking in Hausa, he said;
“I only killed two people. The first person was a little child
who I murdered inside the bush while the second one was an adult I
killed by the roadside. I ran into Ondo State from Nasarawa after the
military launched a manhunt for us (Boko Haram) in the North. When I
arrived in the state, I went straight to see my younger brother and
decided to walk on the streets of the community.
I had planned to strike but first wanted to eat by the roadside
when I was arrested by the police patrol team and moved down to their
station. Some of our members who ran from the military are still
scattered around the local communities in Ondo State,” he said.
The police commissioner in Ondo state, Adeyanju Gbenga said that
Bashir was a native of Niger republic adding that he was a follower of
one Daffo, a close confident of the dreaded Boko Haram leader, Abubakar