Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai has become uncomfortable with the continued freedom being enjoyed with Boko haram leader whose faction continues to abduct Nigerians and cause terror.
Consequently, Buratai has given the Theater Commander, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru and troops under his command, an ultimatum to capture the terrorist leader.
Making the disclosure on Friday, Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman said, “The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lt. General Yusufu Buratai, has directed the Theatre Commander, to capture Abubakar Shekau, the so-called and self-styled leader of Boko Haram terrorists group, dead or alive.
“The Theatre Commander has further been directed to do so within 40 days.
“He is to employ all arsenals at the disposal of the Theatre Command to smoke out Shekau wherever 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.”
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