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Give up before you're consumed - Buratai tells Shekau in new poem

Give up before you're consumed - Buratai tells Shekau in new poem

Editor's note: In what seems like a friendly warning, the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has urged the leader of Boko Haram sect Shekau to surrender now before he is consumed by the troops who have reportedly closed in on the remnants of insurgents.

In the poem titled “End of the Road,” the COAS posted on his Facebook page, he expressed satisfaction that most of the foot soldiers of the sect have either been crushed or escaped leaving the acclaimed leader without defense.

The army boss exhumed confidence that the era of preaching fake ideology to gullible citizens who became radicalized to take up arms against the state is over assuring that peace will return and the nation will return to its place of honour.

Read poem below:

End of the Road

By TY Buratai

It's time to surrender

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The deceit is over

Fake ideology preached no more

Surrender before the patient birds

Hovering above you ready to land

Easy prey you are today Shekau

Your foot guards perished

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Your foolish pawns escaped

Abandoned you to your follies and perils

Victorious troops celebrate

The pride of the Nation

Never again for peace to elude

Our land of honour to rise greater than before

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