A top commander of Boko Haram terror group has reportedly been killed in an apparent bombing attack in Bama area.
The Boko Haram commander, named Tukur Bama, was said to have been killed at a village called Bolongu in Bama local government, It was gathered.
It was not clear at press time how he was killed exactly but pictures of his body showed he may have been shot dead while on a bombing mission. He was strapped in an explosive vest on military camouflages. The news of Bama’s death was shared by a Twitter user called Dogo M. Shettima.
Meanwhile, an new report said more than one thousand members of Boko Haram surrendered to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) In January, 2017 alone, Channels Television reported. The terrorists who have been repeatedly annihilated by the Nigerian Army in series of reprisal and ambush attacks, have been depleted in recent months, and the report about their surrender may be signalling an end to insurgency in Nigeria.
Sanusi Abdullahi, head of the JTF crew, informed the defence chiefs from Lake Chad Basin Authority in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital while imploring countries which were affected by terrorism to ensure stability and peace in their areas.