Boko Haram: Photos of Abducted Policeman, Civil Servants in Borno Surfaces Online

Boko Haram: Photos of Abducted Policeman, Civil Servants in Borno Surfaces Online

  • Boko Haram has shared online the pictures of the abducted policeman and civil servants in Borno state
  • The group made this move while parading three out of those abducted recently, following a series of photos shared on the internet
  • Interestingly, one of the staff members abducted by the terrorist group was able to escape without being hurt

Borno state- The Islamic State faction of the Boko Haram terrorists has released photos in which they paraded three out of those abducted by the group along Chibok-Damboa road in Borno state, according to Sahara Reporters.

Recall that the group had last week abducted some staff members of the Borno State Ministry of Works at Wovi village.

The abductees were supervising the 45-kilometre road, before the insurgents took them, along with three laterite and sand-carrying trucks and a Hilux vehicle into the Sambisa Forest.

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Boko Haram shares pictures of abducted policeman, civil servants in Borno online
Chad Army Soldiers at the Koundoul market, 25 km from N'Djamena, on January 3, 2020, after a months-long mission fighting Boko Haram. Photo credit: Photo by AFP via Getty Images
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Meanwhile, one of the staff was able to escape unhurt.

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The report further indicates that the group had during the week released different pictures of how the abduction took place.

It also released pictures of a police officer, and two other abductees.

ISWAP moves

Since the death of the factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, ISWAP has been consolidating its grip in locations around Lake Chad.

Just recently, it appointed Wali Sani Shuwaram, a 45-year-old as the new Leader (Wali) of ISWAP in Lake Chad.

The sect’s membership has swollen with the defection of hundreds of Boko Haram fighters under Shekau.

The group operates majorly in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states.

Nigerian Army tells residents what to do after Maiduguri bomb blast

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that the Nigerian Army has asked residents of the communities in Maiduguri, Borno state's capital city to remain calm after the Saturday, December 4, explosions that rocked the area.

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It was reported that the director of Army public relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu said the terrorists made an unsuccessful attempt to maintain some level of relevance in with the explosions.

Nwachukwu said troops of the Joint Task Force of the northeast, operation Hadin Kai have immediately responded to the breach of security in the city by the terrorists.

Borno Governor reacts to terrorists attack in Maiduguri, gives fresh directives to Military

In a related report, professor Babagana Zulum, the governor of Borno state has called on the Nigerian military to set up operations that could help tackle insurgency attacks in the state.

Zulum made the call on Sunday, December 5, while visiting 1,000 Housing Estate and three other areas in Maiduguri after some suspected Boko Haram fighters launched a rocket attack on the locations.

According to reports, Zulum said the terrorists were quite close to invading Maiduguri main city before detonating the explosives which they carried.


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