The Nigerian Army says it has killed nine social media influencers that were working for the insurgency group, Boko Haram.
The Army’s statement announcing the death of the social media influencers reads:
The so-called Islamic State West African Province(ISWAP) admits to the neutralization of 9 key Media Personalities by Gallant Troops of the Nigerian Army(NA)
The terrorist group is known for its online media propaganda and quest to maintain a virtual caliphate.
The annihilation of members of its media team further confirms that the NA has decimated the group and they no longer have freedom of action.
Their names and pictures are below:
Abu Hurayra al-Barnawi.
Ali al-Ghalam al-Kajiri.
Abu Musab Muhammed Mustafa al-Maiduguri.
Abu Abdullah Ali al-Barnawi
Abu Musa al-Camerooni.
Abu Ali al-Bamawi.
Abu Khubayb bin Ahmed al-Barnawi.
Abu al-Qa’qa’ al-Maiduguri.