DHQ Release Banner Of Wanted Terrorists For Killing 18 Soldiers In Delta


The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Saturday released a banner of wanted terrorist and their cohorts for killings of 18 soldiers in Okuama Community in Delta State on 14 March 2024.

Major General Edward Buba, the Director Defence Media Operations (DDMO) in a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja informed that the move is to curb the freedom of action of terrorist and the perpetrators.

Maj Gen Buba affirmed that the banners would be deployed in strategic areas across the country, noting that the deployment of the banner is for ease of recognition and arrest of the wanted persons.

The DDMO maintained that the troops are would not rest until all kidnapped hostages are rescued.

Meanwhile, recall that on 9 Mar 2024, terrorist invaded and kidnapped 16 pupils (Almajiris) with a woman in Gada LGA of Sokoto State.

On 21 March 2024, the military working with local authorities and government agencies across the country, in a coordinated search and rescue operation rescued these hostages.

The rescued hostages have been handed over to the Sokoto State Government for further action.

Additionally, the armed forces is extending all of its efforts and resources to find other innocent hostages and track down the terrorists that perpetrated these crimes.

These efforts would continue until they are found and the terrorists arrested, tried, and brought to justice by Nigerian law.

The DDMO called on the general public to cooperate and report any information that would lead to their resuce.

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