According to reports, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has reportedly been killed in Mubi, Adamawa state.
This is not the first time however that the leader of the insurgent sect is reported to have been killed.
Local hunters and civilian vigilante on Thursday liberated Mubi in Adamawa state from the clutches of Boko Haram as several of the fanatics, including their leader, Abubakar Shekau, were killed and others chased out by the local hunters.
Subsequently, there was jubilation in Mubi town as residents marched from street to street in the town chanting songs of victory to God over the recapture of their ancestral homes which had been under the control of the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents.
Feelers from Mubi revealed that the residents trooped out to express gratitude to God and also show solidarity with the local hunters and the vigilante known as Civilian JTF who rescued them from the control of the Islamist extremists.