The Interim Council of the Islamic State West African Province-Boko Haram terrorists’ group, headed by one Abu Mus’ab Al-Barnawiy, has launched cell courts and insurance policies overseeing insurgents actions and teams below the management of the Islamic State Of Iraq and Syria.
The Council had additionally established two Wilaya’s (Caliphates) at Lake Chad and Sambisa forest to maintain its warfare in opposition to international locations in Sub-Saharan Africa, an investigation by PR Nigeria reveals.
The terrorist group was mentioned to have lifted the ban imposed on fishing and farming actions within the Lake Chad space, three years after chasing individuals out of Marte, Abadam, Kukawa and Guzamala, for allegedly spying for Nigerian troops.
It however, imposed new taxes and levies within the areas managed by ISWAP-Boko Haram, to manage trades and agricultural actions.
Traders and farmers within the areas shall be paying N5,000 month-to-month, whereas the fishermen can pay N2,000 per bag of fish to the terrorist sect, amongst different levies.
The report by PRNigeria additionally acknowledged that a number of fishermen, farmers and retailers have returned to the Lake-Chad space to interact in socio-economic actions, below the association of the brand new ISWAP-Boko Haram management.
The terrorist group reshuffled its management and constructions, after the dying of a few of the leaders.
It was gathered that the management ‘restructuring’ is according to a directive from ISIS Headquarters in Iraq, following the current losses of a few of ISWAP-Boko Haram commanders to army offensives, and the realignment of forces by the hitherto separate insurgents’ teams.
After the killing of some distinguished terrorists’ commanders, the Interim Council held an emergency assembly which was attended by Wali (Leaders), Qa’ids (Chiefs), Commanders and all different constructions of each ISWAP and Boko Haram.
Abbah Gana aka Ba-Lawan was reappointed as the brand new Leader of ISWAP, six months after his elimination by the ISWAP Shura Council for dropping the boldness of most of his loyalists and high commanders.
With the dying of Abubakar Shekau and the realignment of assorted factions, the Al-Barnawiy-led Committee reinstated Ba-Lawan to steer what they termed as ISIS Islamic Caliphate of Africa (Wilaya of Africa), masking elements of Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.
Malam Bako was appointed Deputy (Na’ib) to Command the ISIS Caliphate Command of Nigeria, (Wilaya of Nigeria), lately established at Tumbuktu Triangle in Southern Borno.
Other new appointments embody Abba-Kaka as Governor of Tumbumma, Commanding Marte, Abadam, Kukawa, Magumeri and different elements of the Lake Chad; and Abubakar Dan-Buduma because the Operation Commander, Timbuktu Triangle.
Baba Isa who was answerable for Taxation and Revenue on Fishing actions was posted to Kangar in Abadam to alleviate Abu Abdallah.
Ibn Umar is now Chief Prosecutor, Abu Umama turns into Amir of Tudun Wulgo, whereas Muhammed Maina is the Commander of Sabon Tumbu, amongst others.
However, an intelligence officer with Operation Hadin Kai famous that the appointment of latest management and constructions by the terrorists won’t change the continuing army operation.
He mentioned: “As you are aware, despite the alleged reunion of Boko Haram and ISWAP factions, coordinated multiple airstrikes by NAF aircraft have been sustained in the destruction of their strongholds.
“The intelligence inspired operations were targeted at various terrorists’ camps in Sabon Tumbu, Jibularam, Kwalaram, Timbuktu Triangle and Parisu and other targets in the Lake Chad region.
“Similarly, the ground troops also engaged terrorists after air bombardments at Lamboa forest, Bula Yobe, Jabullam, Yauma Wango, Mainok and Dikwa axes where ISWAP fighters and commanders were eliminated, including Umar Tela, Modu Sulum and One-Eye ISWAP Commander, and Modu Kennami.
“Don’t also forget several escapees from terrorists’ camps have surrendered to own troops just as we have captured some notorious Informants who leaked information on security movements and formations.”