The Nigerian Army have urged Boko Haram leader Shekau to surrender. It warned that it would crush him and his members in Sambisa. It is said success has been recorded in the fight against insurgency. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has asked Boko Haram factional Leader, Abubakar Shekau, to surrender to troops.
Nicholas said during the monthly press briefing of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri on Wednesday, February 14 that there were no options left for Shekau than to surrender. He said that the troops had recorded significant successes in the ongoing clearance operation against remnants of the terrorists, noting that 186 insurgents were killed and over a thousand had surrendered. “We have crushed the heart and soul of Shekau’s group and overrun CAMP ZAIRO. “This time around, the troops will remain in the forest and there will be no hiding place, wherever they go we will pursue them. “He should either surrender alive or we get him,” he said.