Nigerian Army Goofs: BBC Africa Indicates Error On Boko Haram Most Wanted List (Photo)

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Recall, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, had on Thursday published the photos of the 100 wanted members of the Boko Haram sect.

READ ALSO: Nigerian Army Publishes Images Of 100 Most Wanted Boko Haram Fighters

A development that was largely welcomed and seen as a huge step to curbing the activities of the terror group that has hitherto been ravaging Northern Nigeria.

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However, what seemed like a great move was reduced to mere cliché, as the British media house BBC (Africa) discovered an error in the Wanted list.

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In the list, Abubakar Shekau, the notorious leader of the sect members was circled twice and the second photo was actually a screenshot from a Boko Haram propaganda video, which is an awkward situation given the previous claims that the terror leader had been killed.

The Nigerian Army is yet to comment on this.



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