The Nigeria Army has reiterated its determination to arrest or kill the Boko Haram terrorists leader Abubakar Shekau on or before the expiration of the 40 day ultimatum earlier given.
The Army spokesman Brigadier General Sani Usman revealed this in Buniyadi, Yobe state, one of the frontline operational base center in the prosecution of the Boko Haram terrorists’ war in the north east.
The Chief of Army Staff had a close door session with the troops particularly the troops of 27th Taskforce, the Nigeria Army Special Forces School and other students on course and these soldiers during the interactive sessions bared their minds in proffering solutions were necessary.
The soldiers expressed gratitude and happiness with the COAS for being with them and also promised that the deadline for the capture of Shekau Eith dead or alive will be accomplished.
“The clearance operation of the remnants of these criminals that calls themselves Boko Haram will be decisively dealt with to a logical conclusion” The director of Army Public relations said.
On the ultimatum to capture Shekau after declaring him dead years back, the Army spokesman said the military has never said Shekau has been killed but a man parading himself as Boko Haram leader on the social media is the one we are currently hunting for.
The deadline to get him dead or alive according to him is still enforced.