By Emeka Umejei Shout-Africa Correspondent, Lagos – The Nigerian Department State Security(DSS) has released identities of two men behind the August 26 Bombing on UN Building in Abuja,Nigeria.
The DSS has disclosed their identities as Babagana Ismail Kwaljima(a.k.a Abu Summaya) and Babagana Mali(a.k.a Bulama) also declared wanted Mamman Nur for his role as mastermind of the bomb attack on Un Building.
“On 18th August, 2011, precise intelligence was obtained by this Service that some Boko Haram elements were on a mission to attack unspecified targets in Abuja in an ash-coloured Toyota Camry vehicle with registration number AA539GBL,” Ogar stated.
“On 21st August, 2011 about 1300 hours a joint operations by all security services led to the arrest of two (2) notorious leaders of the Boko Haram extremists sect, namely,Babagana Ismail KWALJIMA (a.k.a Abu Summaya) and Babagana Mali (a.k.a Bulama).”
According to a press statement signed by Marilyn Ogar, Asistant Director, Public relations of the Agency, DSS has obtained intelligence report that elements of Boko Haram were on a mission to attack unspecified targets in Abuja.
Ogar also emphasised that investigation have revealed that one Mamman NUR, a notorious Boko Haram element with Al-Qaeda links who returned recently from Somalia, worked in concert with the two (2) suspects that carry out attack on the United Nations (UN) building in Abuja. According to Ogar, further investigation have also revealed that the car used for the attack was a Honda car with Kano State registration number AV38NSR.
“The car was purchased on 3rd September, 2002 and registered on 3rd December, 2002. The vehicle identification number is 1HGCBA7400A100748, Engine number, F22A72000540,” Ogar dislcosed.
Concluding, Ogar implored Nigerians to be more security conscious and vigilant, while urging the general public to cooperate with security agencies by providing useful information that could lead to the arrest of Mamman NUR who is hereby declared WANTED.
“Any person with useful information which could lead to the arrest of the suspect and other accomplices should report to the nearest Police station, military formations or any other security agency,” said Ogar