The Boko Haram sect on Tuesday evening gave indications that it was prepared for whatever comes with the declaration of a state of emergency in three states. Minutes after the declaration by the President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, suspected members of the sect shot and killed a leader of the Borno State arm of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Borno State. The Secretary of the association, Faye Pama Musa was killed by gunmen who trailed him to his Maiduguri residence. In a brief statement which confirmed the incident, Kenny Asaka, spokesman to Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, the CAN President described the incident as a “sad” one.
The leader of the sect had appeared in a video earlier in the week to claim responsibility for attacks that occured in Baga and Bama in Borno State.