John Gabriel, the soldier who is accused of killing popular Yobe cleric, Goni Aisami, on Wednesday, told journalists how he committed the crime.
Mr Gabriel told journalists at the Yobe Police Command that he went to the checkpoint to steal.
He confessed to killing the cleric with a gun he hid inside a folded military camp bed after the cleric gave him a lift to Jaji Maji, in the Karasuwa Local Government Area of the state.
Meanwhile, popular Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, on Wednesday asked the military to flush out criminals in its ranks.
Source: Premium Times