The Nigerian Army has began a manhunt for the fourth batch of wanted Boko Haram terrorists.
A banner showing photographs of the wanted terrorists was unveiled by the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum and therefore the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday at the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) Super Camp Chabal, on the brink of the capital, Maiduguri.
“We request your full cooperation. the general public also because the Civilian JTF, you’ll have a replica each, so you’ll follow up,” Buratai said during the ceremony.
“Some of them could also be behind your yard or parading themselves somewhere within the market-place then on. they need to be fished out and people within the forest, if you encounter them, confirm you affect them decisively if they can’t be arrested or captured.
“It is on this note, we’ll also just like the press to offer us their full support to make sure that we’ve gotten the proper solution to ending this menace of the Boko Haram terrorist in our state, in our country, also as for humanity”.
The Force also announced the inclusion of more CJTF members into its operations.
This consistent with the governor will provide more support for the military because the CJTF is predicted to play a supplementary role.
The governor noted that both events are vital because there are agitations for the establishment of such for an extended time.
“Today, God in his infinite wisdom has shown us this vital day and thus , we must commend the efforts of the Nigerian Army, under the leadership of the Chief of Army Staff,” Governor Zulum said.
In addition to efforts to still support the operations of the military, the governor made a donation of 100 motorcycles.
“The 100 motorcycles are going to be given to you immediately so as to enrich this your gigantic action,” he said.
Beyond that, he announced plans to rebuild communities and infrastructure suffering from the terrorist attacks, while calling on those that are still at large to surrender.
Eighty-six persons have appeared during this phase of the discharge of the names of wanted Boko Haram members, bringing the entire number of these on the wanted list to 399.
The Army has, however, not specified what percentage arrests are made since the primary wanted list was published in 2016.
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