Government Releases Boko Haram Most Deadliest Commander, Maitangaran and Mastermind Of Kano Mosque Bombing.
Nigerian government under President Muhammadu Buhari has released Hussaini Maitangaran, a Boko Haram commander and one of the African deadliest terrorist who was responsible for the overall activities of the Islamist terror group.
Maitangaran, who is also the Boko Haram chief Bombmaker (EID) allegedly spearheaded several deadly attacks in Kano, especially the November 28, 2014 bombing of Kano Central Mosque, and responsible for the killing over 1,200 people.
On the November 28, bombing, about 120 people were killed and 260 injured in Kano Central Mosque.
He was arrested by the Directorate of State Security (DSS) after being on the wanted list since 2012.
Maitangara is a member of the Al-Barnawi faction of Boko Haram was released by the government as part of their making peace with the Islamist terror group. The Al-Barnawi faction were accused of kidnapping the Dapchi school girls by the Nigerian government, but the group washed their hands of any involvement with Dapchi school girls abduction.
The locals in Maiduguri claimed that Hussaini gone back to what he knows best, bomb-making and bombing innocent lives and the reason for series of bomb attacks in the metropolitan in the last few weeks.
Boko Haram attacked Maiduguri on Sunday night, killing 29 people and 83 people were seriously wounded.