Army Places N3m Bounty on Shekau


The Nigerian Army thursday offered a N3million cash reward for anyone with credible information that would lead to the arrest of the factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau.

The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement issued in Abuja that anybody with credible information on Shekau should contact the military command and Control Centre of Operation Lafiya Dole or the Nigerian Army Call Centre number 193.

According to the military authorities, Shekau, who has be on the run now disguises as a woman in hijabs due to the heat turned on him by troops in the Sambisa general area.

The statement read: “The Nigerian Army will give out N3,000,000 cash reward for any credible information that leads to the arrest of the fugitive factional Boko Haram terrorists’ group leader, Abubakar Shekau.

“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.”