Following an announcement by the US Department of State of a $7 million reward to anyone that can provide credible information that will lead to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, Nigerians seem to be very elated with the news.
The Department, via a tweet posted by their official Twitter account on Wednesday, announced the bounty on the terrorist, who has wreaked havoc in Nigeria’s northeast in the last decade.
Nigerians have taken to Twitter to express their optimism that the dreaded Shekau would finally be caught.
See some reactions below
Shekau is the number one terrorist in Africa. The United States placed $7 million reward on his head.
Nnamdi Kanu is in America, moving around freely and attending Trump’s rally.
But to the typical Arewa person. Nnamdi Kanu is their problem. Terrorism doesn’t bother them.
— ThankGod Ukachukwu (@kcnaija) March 4, 2020
After the death of Iraq's Abubakar al-Baghdadi, The USA have offered $7m to anyone who can provide information on Abubakar Shekau. Nigeria offered repentant Boko Haram members foreign scholarship. Shekau should quickly drop his arm and go to school else the USA will kill him pic.twitter.com/l1QHblr11L
— Obinna Nwosu (@obi_Nwosu) March 4, 2020