Terror: Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Surrenders in Controversial Video

The self-acclaimed leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, was alleged to have released the video below, telling his followers to surrender and embrace peace.


The video quality is beyond poor with fuzzy images that bring to question its authenticity, showed a semblance of Shekau speaking in his usual Hausa language.

The Nigerian military released a statement doubting the integrity of the video but said it will use its video analysis system to study the video. ‘The video clips by BH Leader Abubakar Shekau should be disregarded as it could be another antics of the terrorists.’ the military said. The military however said his supposed surrender will not deter its ongoing onslaught against the terror group in Sambisa Forest, the hiding place for the group in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria.

For over six years Nigeria has been fighting war on terror. In recent times, the government has gained the upper hand over Boko Haram, killing hundreds of their members and freeing civilians under the captivity of the terror group.

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