Police authorities have announced the arrest of thirteen suspected Boko Haram terrorists around Filin Lazio in the Hotoro axis of Kano State on Sunday.
Troops of 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army arrested the suspects in an operation in the north-west region of the country.
Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, explained that the operation conducted on Saturday was part of ongoing efforts to flush out all forms of criminality within the area of responsibility.
He said the ongoing operations are predicated on the need to apprehend criminals who may want to hibernate in any part of Kano.
The army spokesman called on the people of the state, especially the residents of Filin Lazio to go about their lawful businesses without fear he also assured them that the security forces were working relentlessly to ensure the security of the lives of residents and their properties.
Brigadier General Yerima, however charged the people of the community to keep a high level of vigilance and continue to report any suspected movement of strange persons or groups in their environment to the relevant security agencies for prompt action.