Nigeria declares 55 Boko Haram fighters wanted
Lagos, Nov 22 (IANS) Nigeria on Monday released a banner containing photographs and names of 55 Boko Haram wanted for various attacks and terror activities in the northeast where the military currently prosecute war against the insurgents.
Nigerian Chief of Defense Staff, Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin, who disclosed this while releasing the banner at a brief event, urged the public to facilitate in tracking them down, Xinhua news agency reported.
“With this launching of additional list of wanted terrorists, it is hoped that the public will collaborate to identify the wanted Boko Haram wherever they are,” he said.
The defense chief urged Boko Haram who wish to surrender their arms and embrace peace to do so in time so as to benefit from the military Operation Save Corridors programme for repentant Boko Haram insurgents.