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Photo of APC LG Chairman arrested for hiding a Boko Haram Commander in Borno

The chairman of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State, Shettima Mafa, was reportedly arrested for giving shelter to an unidentified top Boko Haram commander at his residence in the 1,000 Housing Units in Maiduguri .The statement, released by the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, said the government doubted the complicity of the council chairman in the activities of Boko Haram.The commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Usman Zanna, said the arrested council chairman had been in the forefront of assisting security operatives in the fight against Boko Haram. As such, he should not be the one being linked with the insurgents.


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