Boko Haram strikes, kills negotiator for the Nigerian Army

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Unconfirmed reports have it that Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents have killed the leader of the Borno State hunters, Abdulkareem Umar, also known as Baba Magiwa.

The 69-year-old leader was held hostage in July during a failed negotiation by Boko haram commander, Modu Sulum.

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It was reported that Baba Magiwa has initiated talks with the dreaded Boko Haram Commander which had reached a certain level of understanding between the two parties.

According to a source, Modu Sulum had promised to lay down his arms along with hundreds of his fighters and accept meaningful reintegration.

However, things took a drastic turn, and Baba Magiwa was held hostage during one of their meetings.

It was confirmed that Baba Magiwa was killed under the direct orders of Modu Sulum.

May his soul rest in peace.

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