An image of the dreaded commandant of the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), previously often called Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād in Borno State, Abubakar Dan-Buduma, has been launched.
SaharaReporters had in July 2021 reported that Dan-Buduma was appointed Operational Commander, Timbuktu Triangle by the group’s Interim Council throughout an emergency assembly which was attended by Wali (Leaders), Qa’ids (Chiefs), Commanders and all different buildings of each ISWAP and Boko Haram.
He is claimed to have killed so many Nigerian troopers and civilians throughout completely different assaults by the terrorist group.
Unconfirmed report has it that Dan-Buduma was just lately arrested by the Nigerian Army in Sambisa forest, Borno State.
ISWAP, which break up from the mainstream Boko Haram in 2016, has develop into a dominant group, specializing in army targets and high-profile assaults, together with towards support staff.
With the dying of Abubakar Shekau and the realignment of assorted factions, an interim committee headed by one Abbah Gana aka Ba-Lawan was appointed to guide the ISIS Islamic Caliphate of Africa (Wilaya of Africa), masking components of Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.
The Nigerian Army has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and steadily underplays any losses.
The terror group has prompted over 50,000 deaths and displaced hundreds of thousands of people primarily in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states.