By: Zagazola Makama
Three days deadly infighting between the Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād (Boko Haram) terrorist group and the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), have left scores of fighters killed.
It was gathered that the notorious leader of Boko Haram, Ali Ngulde, on December 3, led hundreds of fighters armed with weapons from Mandara Mountain to attack ISWAP positions in a major onslaught against the rival group.
An Intelligence source told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad, that the clash began in the camp of Yuwe which triggered a heavy fire fight.
The source said that Ngulde and his team overpowered the ISWAP elements and nutrialised atleast 12 of them and seized their weapons.
The source also disclosed that shortly after the victory, the Boko Haram fighters quickly mobilised more fighters from Abu Ikilima’s camp at Gaizuwa, Gabchari, Mantari and Mallum Masari.
Zagazola understands that Sunday night, December 4, reinforcement team of the ISWAP were sighted around the axis of Kawuri and Aulari.