Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday declared 100 members of the Boko Haram sect wanted.
The Army Chief said their arrest would be of help in the final push against the terrorists in the Northeast.
Speaking at the launch of the anti-Boko Haram Terrorists Campaign materials at the Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri, headquarters of the 7 Division, General Buratai displayed the photographs of the wanted terrorists and sought public help in getting them.
The Army boss said, “The fight against Boko Haram insurgency is a collective responsibility of all, including the media. These photographs of terrorists’ suspects are to be identified with their numbers attached to each of the 100 photos, while members of the general public could send in more information on the locations or whereabouts of these Boko Haram sect members that appeared in these special photo identifications. Each of the suspects must have either participated or be involved in the ongoing war in the theatre operations of Lafiya Dole.
He charged Nigerians to utilise the following phone numbers to reach the military ”“ 0818155888, 08160030300 and 070533331
“If any member of the general public identifies the location and whereabouts of these suspects, please contact these three telephone numbers in this launched anti-terrorism campaign materials in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.”