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Boko Haram: Journalists, two others declared wanted

Army keeps mum on reported killing of another Lt. Colonel
As a fallout to the latest video released by the Islamist group, Boko Haram, the Nigerian Army, Sunday, declared a journalist alleged to have links with the insurgent group, Ahmed Sakilda, wanted.
Also declared wanted were two others, Amb. Ahmed U. Bolori and Aisha Wakil.
The trio were declared wanted in connection with the abduction of over 200 students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State in 2014.
A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said the wanted persons have information on the conditions and the exact location of those girls.‬
“Therefore, the Nigerian Army hereby declares the two gentlemen and the lady wanted for interrogation.
“We are relying on the relevant laws of the land, and in particular the Terrorism Prevention Act 2011 (as amended) where Nigerians could be punished for failure to disclose information about terrorists or terrorists activities. ‬ ‪
”This becomes necessary as a result of their link with the last two videos released by Boko Haram Terrorists and other findings of our preliminary investigations.
“There is no doubt that these individuals have links with Boko Haram Terrorists and have contacts with them.
“They must therefore come forward and tell us where the group is keeping the Chibok Girls and other abducted persons to enable us rescue them,” Usman said.
Usman also called on Nigerians and other peace-loving people to give useful information on the whereabouts of the suspects.
“We are also liaising with other security agencies for their arrest if they fail to turn up,” he said.
By Timothy Enietan-Matthews
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