Abubakar Shekau, factional head of Boko Haram has appointed Abu Muhammad as the brand new Amirul Jaysh (Commander of Warfare).
Shekau introduced the alternative after killing the previous Commander, Abu Fatimah.
In line with PRNigeria, Shekau personally shot and killed Abu Fatimah final week for allegedly betraying the sect.
An informant stated that two different senior commanders had been additionally eradicated by Shekau.
“Following an inside dispute, Shekau killed Abu Fatima, one different Commander and Amirul Fi’ya, a son to a famend Bama businessman, Alhaji Modu Katakauma,” the supply stated.
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.
Boko Haram and its offshoot, Islamic State West Africa Province, have killed 1000’s and displaced tens of millions in North-Japanese Nigeria.
The Nigerian navy has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and often underplays any losses.
Up to now months, troopers have been focused by the insurgents, who wait in ambush for them.
A whole lot of troopers and officers have been reportedly killed since January 2021.
At the very least 33 troopers had been just lately killed when two explosive-laden automobiles rammed right into a navy convoy in Wulgo.
The suicide bombers had been recognized as Abu Bakr al-Siddiq and Bana Jundullah. The group additionally claimed 4 navy automobiles had been destroyed.
In February, about 20 troopers had been additionally killed in Malari, Borno State by the insurgents.
SaharaReporters gathered that the troopers had been on patrol to clear some Boko Haram components within the space following credible intelligence once they had been ambushed by the group.
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