Contrary to reports being peddled, Kabiru Dikko, the mastermind of 2011 Christmas Day bombing, is still in custody, the Nigerian Prisons Service said on Tuesday.
While responding to enquiries, spokesman of NPS, Mr Biyi Jeje said, “Please disregard the rumour. He’s still in prisons custody.”
Mr. Dikko, also known as Kabiru Sokoto, was convicted in December 2013 after being found guilty of plotting the car suicide bombing on St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Madalla, near Abuja. The attack left about 40 people dead.
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