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Security operative arrests Gana’s 2nd in command, Azonto

Security operative arrests Gana’s 2nd in command, Azonto

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Security operative arrests Gana’s 2nd in command, Azonto

By Matthew Eloyi

A joint security operation around the Benue/Taraba state border axis has arrested the wanted second in command of the slain militia leader, Terwase Agwaza aka Gana, Aondofa Kefas also known as Azonto.

A military source who spoke on condition of anonymity disclosed in Makurdi that Azonto was arrested on Thursday following a tip-off after several months of search for him.

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He said the arrest of the militia leader was a breakthrough for security operatives in the fight against banditry and violent crimes in that part of the state.

In his words, “with the intelligence gathering and sharing among security agencies in the North Central, the militia leader, Aondofa Kefas aka Azonto was on Thursday arrested in his hideout and he is in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.

“The arrest was made in Taraba state but the militia leader had been on our watch, he has been terrorizing communities around Ukum Local Government Area (LGA), of Benue State.

“So, with the endless efforts of our troops and the DSS in joint operations, we have recorded another success in the fight against banditry and criminality in this axis of the country.”

Security operative arrests Gana’s 2nd in command, Azonto

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