Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau has been killed after ISWAP forces invaded his Sambisa fortress.
According to Eons Intelligence, Shekau was said to have blown himself to avoid being captured alive. Taking to its twitter page, Eons Intelligence announced the death and wrote:
#ShekauFinallyDead: Intelligence sources have confirmed dt #BH #JAS Leader, Abubakar Shekau is finally dead. This was following d #ISWAP attack on Sambisa fortress of #shekau led by ISWAP commander, Baana DUGURI. Shekau was said to have blew himself to avoid being captured alive.
We await official confirmation from #ISWAP and @DefenceInfoNG & @HQNigerianArmy
over this news. This mark the end of an Era. Shekau finally killed by his own group that broke away after many years. While this is a big victory for Nigeria, it’s still not uhuru yet for the military
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