Contrary to earlier claim that he was killed sometimes late last year, Nigerian Military has revealed the Boko Haram terrorists leader, Abubakar Shekau, was still alive .
But Vanguard reports the military said it was in desperate search of the terrorists commander, expressing optimism that he would soon be captured and brought to justice following his notorious activities which led to loss of many lives and property mostly in the North East part of the country, .
Army’s Director of Information, Major Generak John Enenche, at a media forum yesterday in Abuja, insisted that the F Shekau was still alive .
But Eneche said the military had not yet captured Shekau due to fictitious faces of some Boko Haram terrorists parading themselves as Abubakar Shekau.
He regretted that because of the fictitious nature of the real identity of Shekau, the Armed Forces has not been able to capture the leader of Boko Haram sects
Enenche while speaking on the comment credited by the Minister of Defence, Col Dan-Ali that the military was yet to apprehend Shekau, said: “The search for Shekau is still on. It (statement) was qualified with the truth that there were so many faces of Shekau, so we get the real Shekau.
He said :”But we are aware, and have come to know that the real Shekau is yet to be apprehended. If you remember, when Osama bin Ladin was killed, they went further to do a DNA test.
“It is because there so many faces of Shekau, that brought the mix up, but the real Shekau is yet to be caught, and we will get him.”
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