Ahmed Salkida And Peers Wanted For Boko Haram Links

Ahmed Salkida

The Nigerian military has declared the popular journalist, Ahmed Salkida, Ahmed U. Bolori and Aisha Wakil wanted for possessing valuable information about the whereabouts of Chibok girls.

In a statement released by the Nigerian military, Salkida and his peers posess information on ‘exact location’ of thegirls.

“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 terrorist 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,” the statement said.

“They must, therefore, come forward and tell us where the group is keeping the Chibok Girls and other abducted persons to enable us to rescue them,” the statement added.

Salkida became popular when he started providing information on Boko Haram via Twitter. He has since been in hiding after a brief stint negotiating onbehalf of Nigeria with Boko Haram. It is unclear the level of contact he has with Boko Haram terrorist that led to his search by the military.

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