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Nigerian Army Kills Notorious ISWAP Leader Shuwa in Borno

The Nigerian Army hqs destroyed Ba’a Shuwa, the head of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and several of his fighters.

Ba’a Shuwa led the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), which is associated with ISIS, and included the Nigerian Wylayat, Lake Chad, Kwalfarji, Timbuktu Farouq, and Sambisa Mantika.

Zagazola Makama, a security analyst and counter-insurgency expert in the Lake Chad region, was informed by intelligence sources that Ba’a Shuwa and many of his fighters were killed in the devastating airstrikes that occurred on January 2, 2023, at Kwatan Dilla in the Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State.

According to sources, the post-strike exploitation featured footage showing scores neutralising enemy equipment and elements.

In 2021, Shuwa took over following Abubakar Shekau’s suicide. He was leading terrorists in numerous camps along the Timbuktu and Alagarno axis in the southern region of Borno, including Chiralia, Markas Kauwa, Abirma, Buk, Abulam, Dusula, Abbagajiri, and Gorgore.

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