Boko Haram spokesperson arrested in APC senator’s home

Boko Haram spokesperson arrested in APC senator's home

The majority leader of the Senate, Senor Ali Ndume of the All Progressive Congress is under the spotlight again.

The APC senator was accused some years ago by a renown Boko Haram fighter as one their sponsors.

The top Boko Haram fighter and former spokesperson for the group, Ali Sanda Umar Konduga, was again seen in Senator Ali’s home after he released last week.

Recall that Umar was arrested and sentenced to three years imprisonment without option of fine and released.

Umar and Senator Ali Konduga were both arraigned before a Federal High Court, Abuja whom Umar claimed sponsored Boko Haram.

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One police source reported that Umar was rearrested on Wednesday after sneaking into the senator’s house the third time.

“Konduga kept on coming to the senator’s house purposely to apologize to the immediate family for indicting Ndume.

“Ndume was charged for providing Konduga with politicians’ phone numbers and not disclosing information to authorities under Nigeria’s Terrorism Prevention Act.

“When the security guard at the gate accosted Konduga and told him that the senator was not in the house.

“Umar then requested to see Justice Aisha Ndume, one of the senator’s wives, but was asked to come back the following day.

“Luck, however, ran out on him when he revisited the house on Wednesday at 4:00pm.

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“He was identified by some close political associates of Ndume who used to accompany the senator to the Federal High Court in Abuja.

“Policemen in charge of Government Reservation Area (GRA) Police Station were alerted and they re-arrested Konduga.

“He is now in our custody, while Ndume has been informed about the re-arrest of the suspected Boko Haram terrorist,” one police source said.

Senator Ndume is currently in Saudi Arabia where he performing hajj rituals.

He however confirmed the re-arrest of Umar by the Police at his residence.