Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Reportedly Killed
The armed group suspected to be members of Islamic State of West Africa
Province, ISWAP, on Wednesday reportedly killed the leader of the dreaded Boko
Haram, Abubakar Shekau, during a fierce battle in their Sambisa Forest
Sources and the unconfirmed report said Sambisa forest shares local border
with parts of Konduga, Bama, Gwoza Askira Uba, Hawul, Kaga and Biu Local
Government Areas in Borno, with some parts of Gujiba, Buni Yadi, Goniri in Yobe
and Madagali in Adamawa state.
Other Sources said hundreds of ISWAP fighters invaded Sambisa with heavy gun
trucks during the week hunting for Shekau who was the factional leader of Boko
It was also revealed that Shekau was not actually or directly killed by
ISWAP, the splinter rival group, but blew himself up and committed suicide when
ISWAP attempted to capture him alive, during a gun duel.
Although there was no official statement or confirmation on the death of the
most wanted terrorist leader, Shekau by Nigerian security forces, a lot of
people took to their social media platforms celebrating Shekau’s death on