Tukur Mamu
Tukur Mamu

Abuja-Kaduna train hostage negotiator, Tukur Mamu in our custody – SSS

NEWS DIGEST – The State Security Services, SSS, has admitted, Tukur Mamu, the self-acclaimed Kaduna Train hostage negotiator, is in the service custody.

Mr Mamu was deported from Egypt to Nigeria while in transit to Saudi Arabia.

A statement by the spokesman for the SSS, Peter Afunanya, said Mr Mamu would answer critical questions on security.

“This is to confirm that Mamu, as a person of interest, was intercepted by Nigeria’s foreign partners at Cairo, Egypt on 6th September, 2022 while on his way to Saudi Arabia. He has since been returned to Nigeria, today, 7th September, 2022 and taken into the Service’s custody.

“The act followed a request by Nigeria’s Military, Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community to their foreign partners to bring back Mamu to the country to answer critical questions on ongoing investigations relating to some security matters in parts of the country.

“The public may wish to note that the law will appropriately take its course,” the statement said.

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