Army claims killing Boko Haram leader’s wife

From EMEKA OKONKWO
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Air Force believes it has killed the wife of the Boko Haram terrorists’ leader, Abubakar Shekau.
The woman reportedly killed in a series of airstrikes in the northeastern Borno State has been named as Mallama Fitdasi.
According to the spokesperson of the air force, Fitdasi was during the air raids representing her husband in a coordinating meeting with other terrorists in Durwawa area.
Olatokunbo Adesanya, the Nigerian Air Force spokesperson, said the aerial attack caused damage to the structures of the suspected terrorists within the settlement and killed most of the alleged insurgents.
Others reportedly fled the location with wounds.
“Efforts are ongoing to confirm the reported killing of Shekau’s wife,alongside other Boko Haram terrorists,” Adesanya said.
Fitdasi is believed to be the daughter of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf, who was executed by the military in 2009.
Shekau is the most wanted member of the Boko Haram.
He is alleged to be the mastermind of the insurgency by the Islamic sect that has killed an estimated 100 000 civilians northeast of Nigeria.
The military has previously claimed to have killed him, only for the terror leader to image taunting the military and the government through a series of videos.
CAJ News

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