According to the latest unconfirmed reports Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader (or his impostor), has been captured.
Several news media have provided the information, which was initially published on News Rescue. Based on the available data, Nigerian number one terrorist was nabbed by the Nigerien troops at Abadam, Borno state, and taken across the border to Bosso, Niger Republic.
The official sources, including the Defence Headquarters, have been silent on the matter so far.
It is worth noting that Shekau was claimed to have been killed several times by the Nigerian military. However, even despite the claims about the terrorist's death, "Shekau" kept reappearing in the Boko Haram videos. Following which it was alleged that the sect head has many impersonators.
Social media users, however, seem tired of the saga as they took to social media to express scepticism over the recent development:
What is your opinion about the new turn in this "Shekau saga"?