“ISWAP Not in Charge in Borno” – Governor Zulum declares

News - by RadioNow / Jul. 13th, 2021
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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has dismissed as false, reports that the terrorist group, the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), is now in charge of the state.

He said this when he briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the planned repatriation of over 200,000 Nigerians displaced by insurgency and residing in Chad, Cameroun and Niger Republic.

Speaking to State House correspondents after the closed door meeting with the president at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Mr Zulum said the reports were not verified.

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It would be recalled that a report had emerged about three weeks ago, claiming that members of ISWAP had appointed Abba Kaka as the governor of Borno, under a new restructured leadership by an interim leader.

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