Reports have it that a top Boko Haram commander and an associate of Abubakar Shekau, Khalid Albarnawi, who is also the leader of theAnsaru Islamic Sect, has been arrested by the security agents.
Albarnwawi was the deputy to Abubakar Shekau.
According to Acting Director Defence information, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar, the arrest was made on Friday, adding that this was an indication that the days of the Boko Haram Sect were numbered.
Also Confirming the report is the Twitter handle of Ahmed Salkida, a journalist believed to very close to the Boko Haram sect, Albarawi was arrested in Lokoja, Kogi State by 9am on Friday close to a military facility.
According to Salkida, if the arrest is confirmed, then it will be one of the greatest feats in the war against terror.
Salkida, however, wondered why such top Boko Haram commander could be arrested without security operatives talking about it.