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BREAKING: Shekau appoints Muhammad as Boko Haram war commander, kills predecessor, Modu’s son

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Abubakar Shekau, factional head of Boko Haram has appointed Abu Muhammad as the brand new Amirul Jaysh (Commander of Struggle).

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Shekau introduced the alternative after killing the previous Commander, Abu Fatimah.

In keeping with PRNigeria, Shekau personally shot and killed Abu Fatimah final week for allegedly betraying the sect.

An informant mentioned that two different senior commanders have been additionally eradicated by Shekau.

“Following an inner dispute, Shekau killed Abu Fatima, one different Commander and Amirul Fi’ya, a son to a famend Bama businessman, Alhaji Modu Katakauma,” the supply mentioned.

Early this 12 months, the Shura (session) Council of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) introduced the appointment of Abu Dawud as new chief.

Dawud emerged after a coup which overthrew Amir Abba-Gana at Tumbum Kayowa.

Abba-Gana was elevated after the execution of Ba’a Idirisa on February 9, 2019. The deceased had succeeded Abu-Mossad Albarnawee.

Abba-Gana was sacked for putting in Aliyu Chakkar because the ‘Governor of Lake Chad’. Chakkar changed Goni Maina, an ex-ISWAP commander.

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