The Department of State Services (DSS) has recovered large amounts of money in different currencies and denominations as well as records of financial transactions in Alhaji Tukur Mamu’s home and office in Kaduna.
Mamu, a terrorist ransom negotiator was intercepted by Nigeria’s foreign partners in Cairo , Egypt on 6tth September 2022 on his ay to Saudi Arabia.
He was arrested together with his two wives and sons.
In a terse statement made available to Daily Independent on Thursday, the Spokesperson of the Service, Dr. Peter Afunanya said, ‘’Appropriate security agencies have executed valid search warrants on Mamu’s residence and office.’’
During the processes, Dr. Afunanya disclosed that ‘’incriminating materials including military accoutrements were recovered’’.
According to Afunanya, other items recovered from the terrorists negotiator who I also the Publisher of Desert Herald Newspaper, based in Kaduna State include : ‘’large amounts in different currencies and denominations as well as financial transactions instruments.
‘While further investigations continue, Mamu will surely have a day in court’’.
Mamu’s arrest followed a request by Nigeria’s Military, Law Enforcement and intelligence Community to their foreign counterparts tto bring back Mamu to the country in order to answer critical questions on the ongoing investigations relating to some security matters in some parts of the country.