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ISWAP/Boko Haram Gets New Leader



A new leader has been named for the terrorist groups Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram.

Abu-Musad Albarnawy was named on Sunday, May 30th as the leader of the dreaded groups, thus replacing the late Abubakar Shekau.

Recall that Shekau died in Borno State after he reportedly blew himself up while avoiding arrest by ISWAP fighters.


A statement by ISWAP in Maiduguri disclosed thus: “Albarnawy immediately takes over all territories that were under Shekau. The immediate replacement of Shekau was major revenge against the former Boko Haram leader that exhibited ‘highhandedness and ruthlessness’ against humanity in the Northeast.”

Besides the replacement, ISWAP also arrested 30 top commanders that were loyal to Shekau that killed himself with a suicide vest bomb.

The commanders arrested included the Commander of Parisu, Abdul Bash, Abu Mujaheed of Sabil Huda; Mala Ali of Farisu; Commander of Garin Dambe, Amir Hassana; Mallam Bako of the Hizba; the Commander of Njimiya Falluja, Amir Halid and two other commanders of Gwashke and Garin Abu Asmau, Abu Fatima and Kaka Bk, among others.

With Shekau’s replacement and arrests of about 30 of his commanders, the ISIS leadership becomes the strongest terrorist group in the Northeast.

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