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Boko Haram Relocates Bomb Makers To Kaduna As ISIS Council Visits ISWAP Base In Lake Chad

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The leadership of the now-degraded Boko Haram sect loyal to the Bakoura Buduma camps have relocated their bomb makers to a forest in Southern Kaduna State.

Naija News understands that the bomb fabricators, known as Amaliyyahs, were recently deployed to Rijana, Igabi, and Chikun town in the Southern Province of Kaduna.

Internal sources revealed that the two Boko Haram groups are looking to take advantage of the mountainous forest as hideouts.

Meanwhile, the ISIS Shura Council, have planned to visit the West African Wilaya of the Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP), intelligence sources revealed.

The visit, it was learnt, was on the instruction of ISIS Leader, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi as part of the group’s effort of reorganizing its global structure.

The source told PRNigeria that the purpose of the ISIS trip was also to provide training, funding.

Sources added that the visit is also to deploy more mercenaries to fight in sub-Saharan Africa after losing a lot of it terrorist fighters.

They are also to join forces with ISWAP to eliminate terrorists of the Bakoura Faction of Boko Haram,” they said.

Recall that the Nigerian Air Force had recently confirmed that many Boko Haram fighters were killed by its fighter jets while they were planning a meeting in the Lake Chad region.

According to a statement on Saturday by the Director of NAF Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, about 20 boats conveying Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists to the meeting were destroyed in the airstrike.

Each of the boats was said to have contained 5-7 terrorists.

Gabkwet said the airstrikes were carried out by troops under Operation Hadin Kai based on credible and actionable intelligence made available to them.

He added that the troops of Operation Hadin Kai will continue to collaborate with other security agents and agencies to ensure the insurgents are totally dislodged from their hiding place and made incapable of executing attacks.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.