Nigeria army ‘destroys’ Boko Haram headquarters
Ahead of the upcoming elections, the Nigerian president has assured security measures and a free and fair election. At the same time the military has claimed to have destroyed Boko Haram’s headquarters.
Nigeria’s military claimed to have destroyed Boko Haram’s headquarters in Gwoza, a town in northeastern Nigeria.
It was not possible to verify Friday’s victory, which came the day before critical presidential elections. However, the official Twitter account of the Nigerian Defense Headquarters published the claim.
Gwoza is the town from which the group declared their caliphate last year.
In a broadcast to the nation on Friday, President Goodluck Jonathan said no political ambition could justify violence or bloodshed, adding that security measures had been taken to guarantee a free and fair election.
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Source News: DW