The identities of a number of Bureau De Change operators arrested by Boko Haram for facilitating cash transfers to terrorists has been revealed.
In a report by the Every day Belief, a number of the operators had been arrested in reference to the incident.
A few of them had been merchants within the overseas alternate market in Wapa, Fagge Native Authorities of Kano State.
Distinguished among the many BDC operators arrested within the state are: Baba Usaini, Abubakar Yellow (Amfani), Yusuf Ali Yusuf (Babangida), Ibrahim Shani, Auwal Fagge and Muhammad Lawan Sani (a gold dealer).
In March, Garba Shehu, the president’s senior particular assistant for media and public relations, mentioned the Nigerian authorities had arrested some Bureau De Change operators who had been facilitating cash transfers to terrorists from Boko Haram.
He had mentioned that some Nigerians sending cash from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the sect are working with the BDC operators.
“Alternate places of work generate profits simpler for terrorists. We’ve already labored with the UAE. Convictions have been obtained of Nigerians transferring cash to Boko Haram terrorists, together with domestically. And I let you know that by the point this investigation is accomplished, the surprising particulars will shock many Nigerians, ”Shehu mentioned.
Dozens of individuals had been arrested by safety officers in a nationwide crackdown on suspected financiers and Boko Haram staff.
These arrested are being held in navy and DSS amenities in Abuja and different areas.
A number of sources knowledgeable the Every day Belief that the carefully guarded operation was being coordinated by the Protection Intelligence Company (DIA) in collaboration with the Division of State Providers (DSS), the Nigerian Monetary Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) turns into. .