By Ehi Ekhator
It seems that the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist organiasation Abubakar Shekau has drastically reduced in value as the Nigerian government reduced the bounty for his arrest from N290m to N3m cash.
The Nigerian army promised to reward anyone with a valid information that would lead to the arrest of the leader of the terrorist organisation, Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau.
This was made known on Thursday by the Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, a Brigadier General
This bounty made the third time the army has offered a reward for the Boko Haram leader.
In November 2012, the federal government under the leadership of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan offered N290m cash to anyone with a valid information of the terrorist’s leader’s whereabouts.
Similarly, in June 2013, the United States of America officially declared Boko Haram group a terrorist organisation, offering $7 million in information for Shekau’s his arrest.
The army on several occasions had reported killing Shekau only to reappear on another video shortly after, dissing and boasting of his inability to die unless it’s God’s time.
Shekau had appeared at least two videos in 2018 to dismiss the military claim that his group has been defeated.
Shekau had appear at least twice this 2018 to dismiss claims by the military that his terrorist group had been defeated.
Usman’s statement on the promised ransom reads:
THREE MILLION NAIRA CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION ON FUGITIVE BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS LEADER ABUBAKAR SHEKAU
The Nigerian Army will give out Three Million Naira (N3,000,000.00k) cash reward for any credible information that leads to the arrest of Abubakar Shekau, the fugitive factional Boko Haram terrorists’ group leader.
Anybody with such credible information can either contact the Military Command and Control Centre, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, any military location, security agencies or
CALL THE NIGERIAN ARMY INFORMATION AND CALL CENTRE 193.