Nigeria army declares 3, including journalist wanted over Boko Haram

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Journalist Ahmad Salkida

Nigeria’s army has declared three people, including a journalist, wanted for allegedly concealing information on more than 200 girls abducted from their school in Chibok in April 2014, a spokesperson said on Monday.

According to a statement released by the Acting Director Army Public the names of the journalists include; Ahmed Salkida, Amb.Ahmed U. Bolori and Aisha Wakil. Nigeria’s local newspaper Vanguard reports

Colonel Sani Usman told AFP that local journalist Ahmad Salkida had been in contact with the Islamists, as had Ahmed Bolori and Aisha Wakil.

“There is no doubt that these individuals have links with Boko Haram terrorists and have contacts with them,” he said.

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

He added that authorities also want to talk to the suspects over a recent video released by Boko Haram on the girls.

Salkida is said to have high-level contacts among the group’s leaders and is believed to have been involved in failed talks between Boko Haram and the government of former president Goodluck Jonathan

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