There have arguments and counter arguments regarding the purported capture of a male caucasian in the Sambisa forest.
The News House just got a tip off that there was indeed such a capture.
The mysterious Whiteman has been partially identified as a French National.
The white man was purportedly captured by Nigerian soldiers during last week’s storming of the Sambisa Forest.
He worked for Boko Haram as a specialist in repairing and unlocking armored personnel vehicles and other fighting equipment.
The Federal Government have refused to disclose the man’s full identity for diplomatic reasons, Daily Trust said.
Military sources revealed and that the man was providing “credible information” to military authorities.
“He was arrested along the Bama axis of the Sambisa forest.
“He has also agreed to give vital information provided he would be spared.
“I learned that he is from France but authorities do not want to make his real identity known for diplomatic reasons.
“They don’t want to jeopardize the success recorded,” a military officer told Daily Trust.”
The Military source also stated that Boko Haram moved away certain prized possessions as the Army stormed their enclave.
“It is likely they (Boko Haram) are somewhere because they moved away with their equipment.
“They also moved with their prized possessions, including the Chibok girls in possession of Shekau group,” an officer said.
Among the missing possessions were also some of the Chibok schoolgirls.
Military sources believe the girls are with the Mamman Nur Boko Haram faction, led by Abu Musab Al-Barnawi.
Abu Musab Al-Barnawi is the son of the group’s late former leader, Mohammed Yusuf.
The girls are suspected to be held in cells in northern Borno State.