Seven Boko Haram Commanders killed in Northeast


The Nigerian Armed Forces in collaboration with troops of the Multinational joint Task Force, MNJTF have neutralised scores of Boko Haram terrorists including key commanders.

Spokesperson for the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sagir Musa in a statement released on Friday said the insurgents were killed following artillery and air bombardments on suspected hideouts of the terrorist around the Lake Chad region.

According to Colonel Musa, Reliable information from the sects affiliates  in Sudan and Central African Republic, indicates that no fewer than 7 of their key commanders have killed in the onslaught.

The neutralized commanders are said to be Abba Mainok, Bukar Dunokaube, Abu kololo, Abor Kime (said to be of Arab origin – likely their ISIS trainer), Mann Chari, Dawoud Abdoulaye (from Mali) and Abu Hamza.
All these were said to be commanders of various Tumbus controlling fighters in the northeast and other parts of the continent.

The Army say they are making efforts to get more information on their true identities of the slain commander.

Following the feat, Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai through the Theatre Commander Multinational Joint Task Force and the Commander, Operation LAFIYA DOLE has commended troops for this great efforts and enjoined them to do more.

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