According to him, the arrest of the wanted members of the sect would help a great deal in the final push against the Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast region and the country in general.
Lt Gen Tukur Buratai who spoke at the lunching of the Anti-Boko Haram Terrorists Campaign materials at the Maimalari Barracks, Maiduguri, Head-quarters of the 7 Division Nigeria Army also displayed the photographs of the 100 Boko Haram militants.
He solicited for the support of the general public to assist in the arrest and prosecution of the suspected insurgents who have allegedly unleashed terror on the people in the region.
His words: “The fight against Boko Haram insurgency is a collective responsibility of all, including the media. These photographs of terrorists’ suspects are to be identified with their numbers attached to each of the 100 photos, while members of the general public could send in more information on the locations or whereabouts of these Boko Haram sect members that appeared in these special photo identifications. Each of the suspects must have either participated or involved in the ongoing war in the theatre operations of Lafiya Dole.
“If any member of the general public identifies the location and whereabouts of these suspects, please contact these three telephone numbers in this launched anti-terrorism campaign materials in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital,” Buratai requested
He disclosed that most of the suspects are teenagers, adding that only three are above the age of 70 years.
Though he was not specific with an amount of any ransom placed on the wanted terrorists, Buratai however announced a handsome reward for any person with useful information leading to their arrest.
The Chief of Army Staff assured that all information provided will be treated with utmost confidentiality of the informant.
The public were therefore enjoined to use the following GSM nos to reach the military, the nos are; 0818155888, 08160030300