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Shekau’s flag and Quaran recovered by Nigerian soldiers

Army claims to have found Shekau’s Qur’an, flag in Sambisa

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had recovered Abubakar Shekau’s Qur’an and flag in Camp Zero, the Boko Haram’s Headquarters in Sambisa forest.

Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, said this while giving newsmen update on “Operation Rescue Final’’ in Maiduguri.

“We believe that the Holy Book and the flag were abandoned by Abubakar Shekau while he escaped.

“The Book will be taken to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burutai, for onward presentation to Mr President.

“We have also made a lot of arrests. Our troops in Damboa arrested about 15 Boko Haram members. We also arrested one Musa from Potiskum on Christmas day which was Dec.25.

“On Dec. 26 our troops also intercepted two Boko Haram suspects in Maiduguri.

“We, therefore, warn residents of the state to be wary of people coming to hide in and around their houses.

“We are also warning residents to report any suspected Boko Haram members hiding in their houses to the relevant security agencies and any failure to do that would tantamount to supporting and sympathising with the sect’s activities,’’ Irabor said.

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119 comments

  1. Great !!!

    Well done our Soldiers for your bravery.

    Well done Mr President Buhari for your support.

    Well done good Nigerians for your support and prayers.

    God we thank You.

  2. Cudos to pmb nd our gallant soldier rideon

  3. It is time for the likes of buhari to comment. #Nonsense! We shall soon hear that boko haram is regrouping or that they defeat will not stop insurgency! #Learn_to_do_right!

  4. Ara n da Ekun ti o ba joju, E je ki omo oligini da ti e, ka wo ran. I appreciate the nigerian Soldiers. If u know u can do better than them, pls. Join the fight at sambisa forest.

  5. Come on! You kidding me,ain’t you? We have plenty bullshit to contend with,don’t give us more.The government is just making jest of itself if this news is true.

  6. How dem take know say na him get the Quran ?

  7. What’s the special thing’s about common FLAGS & QURAN? Where is Abubakah Shekaru the most INFIDEL? why is he RUNNING, upon his BOASTS,