A suspected agent of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has been reportedly arrested in Kaduna.
The suspect, who was identified as Nasir Muhammad allegedly provides secret shelter for the terrorists escaping from the north-east.
The secret shelter, according to Zagazola Makama, a publication focused on the Lake Chad region, was used to protect the terrorists and enable them settle before they are moved to other camps in the north-west and central part of the country.
The suspect, who worked at the GSM wing of Kaduna central market, was also allegedly supplying terrorists with logistics.
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A security source was quoted to have said Muhammad was arrested with the support of some residents in the north-east.
The source also expressed concern over the activities of the locals who serve as informants to terrorists, and thwarting efforts of the troops in the fight against terrorism.
The suspect is said to have been handed over to the troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army in Kaduna for further investigation.