The US State Department promises a juicy reward of $ 7 million for information that could lead to the arrest of Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram leader threatening Nigeria and neighboring countries.
The premium is the most important for any information allowing the capture of the terrorists declared wanted by the American government.
“Every government and every citizen has an interest in bringing terrorists to justice and preventing acts of terrorism,” said the US State Department.
The offer was made on the French version of the official Twitter account of the rewards program of the United States Department of Justice.
The notice provides the contact details of anyone interested in collecting the bonus under #Whatsapp: +1 202 975 9195 and #Telegram: @RFJ_Francais_bot.
Le Département d’État des États-Unis offre une #récompense pouvant aller jusqu’à 7 millions de dollars pour des renseignements menant à l’arrestation du #terroriste Abubakar #Shekau, chef de #Boko_Haram.#Whatsapp: +1 202 975 9195#Telegram: @RFJ_Francais_bot pic.twitter.com/WPj00PPMsrLoading...
— Récompenses pour la Justice (@RFJ_Francais) March 3, 2020
The reason the State Department chose to declare Shekau wanted in the French version of his Twitter accounts has not been released.
In the English version of the Twitter account, which was opened on February 27, the justice reward program also offered a reward of $ 5 million for information on 3 ISIS leaders and $ 6 million on another AQAP terrorist group.
“Up to $ 5 million for information on the main leaders of ISIS Hajji ‘Abdallah, Hajji Hamid and Hajji Taysir. Justice never sleeps and keeps looking for ISIS terrorists. If you have information about ISIS, please submit a tip. 100% confidential. http://rewardsforjustice.net #RFJ, “said the tweet.
REWARD!! Up to $5 million for information on ISIS key leaders Hajji 'Abdallah, Hajji Hamid and Hajji Taysir. Justice never sleeps, and never stops looking for ISIS terrorists. If you have information ISIS, please submit a tip. 100% confidential. https://t.co/LtBVhsrwTc #RFJ pic.twitter.com/G6NuWKCaDE
— Rewards for Justice عربي (@Rewards4Justice) August 21, 2019