Abuja - The Armed Forces have urged the
acclaimed leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, to emulate sect members and
Colonel Rabe Abubakar, Acting Director Defence Information,
reacting to a video Shekau has released blasting the army, said in
recent times, a number of Boko Haram members had been surrendering and
Our candid advice to Shekau or his ghost; cohorts or
impersonators is to toll (sic) the line of their fellow comrades and
surrender now as no more hidden place for him or his criminal gang to operate
freely any longer, said Abubakar.
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It is also necessary to tell those that are still
masquerading as leadership of Boko Haram in whatsoever guise to quickly come
to term with the fact that era of cheap propaganda is over and in no
distance time Nigerians and the whole world will know who is saying
Abubakar said the Military viewed as irrelevant and fruitless the motive behind the recent audio clip presumably released by
Shekau, the acclaimed leader of Boko Haram sects. In the video, Shekau
disputed gains made by the Army against the insurgents insisting
rather the terrorists had driven the army out of some areas in the
The Armed Forces is using this medium to appeal to the good
citizens of Nigeria not to lose sleep over the concocted audio
rhetoric of the waning terrorist sect which is a usual antic of a drowning
person struggling to hold on to anything to remain afloat.
Abubakar said while urging Nigerians and the nation¹s
well-wishers to disregard the audio clip purportedly released by Shekau in
its entirely, the Armed Forces was calling on nation to go about
their normal businesses as the military was working round the
clock to rid the country of the outlawed group.
Our compatriots too are called upon to report any suspicious
object to law enforcement agencies for prompt action. It is
this that we would jointly restore the dignity of our dear
the claw of terrorists.
- CAJ News