By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai has directed the Theatre Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, to capture Abubakar Shekau dead or alive.
Buratai who stated Friday night, said the so-called and self-styled leader of Boko Haram terrorists group, Abubakar Shekau must be captured dead or alive.
The Theatre Commander has further been directed to capture Shekau within 40 days.
“He is to employ all arsenal at the disposal of the Theatre Command to smoke out Shekau wherever he is hiding in Nigeria,” a statement issued by the director of Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Sani Kukasheka Usman said.
“The general public is please requested to also assist and volunteer information that would lead to the accomplishment of this task,” the statement added.