Hassan Hassan, a member of Boko Haram terrorist who escaped from Kuje correctional centre on Tuesday night has been recaptured by the Nasarawa State Police command.
This is coming after the Federal Government published the names and pictures of 64 terrorists, declaring them wanted.
Recall that terrorists on Tuesday night invaded Kuje medium custodial centre and freed members of the Boko Haram, Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP), and other inmates.
The spokesman of the Nasarawa Police command, Ramhan Nansel in a statement released on Saturday said the Boko Haram escapee was apprehended early hours of Saturday.
The statement reads, “Sequel to the attack on Kuje Maximum Custodial Centre and subsequent escape of inmates, on July 9th, 2022 at about 0130hrs, one Hassan Hassan ‘M’ whose name and picture was amongst the escaped inmates with Boko Haram/Terrorism Case was recaptured by the Eagle-eyed Police operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command at Keffi.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has ordered for the transfer of the suspect to a safer location while an intensive search for other escapees and handing over process of the arrested inmate progresses.
“The Commissioner of Police, however, appreciated the efforts of the Police operatives for a job well done and assured members of the public of the Command’s unrelenting efforts at making the public space safer for all”