The Nigerian military has finally broken its silence over reports of the death of Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram.
Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau
The Nigerian military has reacted to reports that Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau is dead.
According to the military, it is yet to receive information on alleged death of leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau.
It was reported on Thursday, May 20, that Shekau was killed in a fight with a Boko Haram faction of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP).
Director of Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko who reacted to Daily Trust's inquiry on Shekau's death, said;
“Sorry, I don’t have information on that."