Nigerian Security Parades 5 Masterminds of Nyanya’s Bomb BlastFeatured, Latest News Monday, May 12th, 2014
By Muyiwa Bamidele
The Nigerian security operatives say it has arrested 5 masterminds of the April 14 bomb blast at Nyanya motor park. The explosion killed over 70 people and injured several others.
The operatives have also declared 2 wanted in connection with the horrifying bomb blast.
The Joint Information Centre on the Counter Terrorism Campaign disclosed the arrest at a joint media briefing in Abuja.
Deputy Director, Public Relations Department of State Security, Marilyn Ogar who led the joint media briefing released the names of the suspects as follow:
Ahmad Rufai Abubakar 43 years old ( Jigawa state)
Mohammadu Sani Ishaq, 30 years old (Kano state)
Adamu Yusuf, 43 years old (Bauchi State)
Yau Saidu , 28 years old (Kano State)
Anas Isah , 22 years old (Kastina State)
According to Ogar, Rufai Abubakar Tsiga, a Boko Haram leader who is currently at large is the mastermind of the bombing incident.
She said he was actively aided by a co-mastermind Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche from Benue State who is also at large.
Meanwhile the security operatives have offered the sum of 25 million-naira rewards for anyone with useful information on the where about of the 2 masterminds
Rufai Abubakar Tsiga and Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche.
Marilyn Ogar expressed that Nigerian Security forces shall not rest until every individual or group of persons involved in the Nyanya bombing are brought to justice.
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