The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, he gave order on Friday, asking the Commander, Operation, Lafiya Dole, Major Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, to capture the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, alive or dead, it should be done in a space of forty days.
The statement was issued out by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations.
” He is to employ all arsenal at the disposal of the Theatre Command to smoke out Shekau whereever he is hiding in Nigeria.
” The general public is please requested to also assist and volunteer information that would lead to the accomplishment of this task. ”
Shekau has been deceitful for years now, however claims of capture or killing by the Nigeria military. He appeared in a video of recent where he boasted that his fighter abducted some police women.
The 17 minutes and 25 seconds video graphic contents of one of the terror victims are shown, as well as images of another set of victims perhaps about to be beheaded.
He, takes praise for the attack and mocked Nigerian Security Officials for lying that Boko Haram has been defeated.
” I want to tell you that we are the one that attacked the convoy, here are the vehicles for all to witness, we are the one that abducted the female police officers, ” Shekau also boasted.
” What we did is nothing when compared to our women, children and friends that have been wiped out or arrested for many years by the Nigerian government. We only abducted them to serve as slaves to us. “