A video which captures the moment in which soldiers were jubilating at the farmland alleged to be owned by Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau has popped up online.
Golden News NG has gathered that Nigerian soldiers reportedly invaded the farmland rumoured to be owned by Shekau inside Sambisa forest in Borno State.
Reports have it that the troops who carried out the taking over of the farmland are the Troops of Operation Takaibango, the local vigilantes and some local farmers.
The video was first posted on Saturday, February 20 by on Twitter by an influencer named Deji Adesogan. In the video, the cameraman could be heard shouting; “This is Shekau’s Farm. We are jubilating inside Shekau’s Farm.”
Sharing the video, @DejiAdeosgan wrote;
“BREAKING: Wild jubilations as Nigerian Troops of Operation Tura Takaibango & Local Vigilantes + Local Farmers stormed BokoHaram Leader Shekau’s Farm inside Sambisa Forest🌳 in Borno State.🔥”
“Our Armed Forces @HQNigerianArmy @DefenceInfoNG are really trying and may almighty God always give them victory. Every body must support them through prayers and giving necessary information to crush the enemies completely. Those bandits must fall too. The villagers must help too”
“Hoodlums discover Shekau palliative warehouse inside Sambisa forest, when Shekau remember them, he will wipe the full LGA😂😂”
“Palliative from Shekau! Our soldiers are extremely doing more than great. May the almighty God continue to guide, protect and bless our soldiers, Amen.
“The next step is to occupy every lake in sambisa and well without a water they won’t survive long, then you can proceed with the final onslaught to the remnants boko boys shekau will surely show with his entire force if you resist him for so long then he might die on hunger.”
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Defence is yet to confirm the story. Details of how the incident still remains sketchy.
See screenshots/video below;
BREAKING: Wild jubilations as Nigerian Troops of Operation Tura Takaibango & Local Vigilantes + Local Farmers stormed BokoHaram Leader Shekau’s Farm inside Sambisa Forest🌳 in Borno State.🔥 pic.twitter.com/1er6rupWaJ
— UNCLE DEJI (@DejiAdesogan) February 20, 2021
Army Seizes Boko Haram Leader, Shekau's Farm, Harvest In Sambisa Forest pic.twitter.com/gTlRe7TwLk
— Punch Newspapers (@MobilePunch) February 20, 2021