Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Does Boko Haram Want War or Peace?

17 September 2011

Today's murder of Babakura Fuggu, barely two days after meeting former President Olusegun Obasanjo comes as a shock to all those that hoped Obasanjo's trouble-shooting efforts will mark the beginning of rest to the long suffering  people of North-eastern Nigeria

Unknown gunmen today shot and killed the inlaw of the late Boko Haram leader, Mohammed Yussuf. Babakura Fuggu's farther was also killed in 2009 by the law enforcement agents in cold blood after he reported himself to them.
Sources in touch with the militant group tell elombah.com members of the boko haram terrorists were not happy with the visit of
 the former president to the family, as they vowed to eliminate anybody that tries to mediate henceforth.

His death also raises concerns about who controls the sect, which has reported links to two other al-Qaida-affiliated terror groups in Africa, and whether its fighters want to negotiate an end to their increasingly bloody sectarian attacks.
Fugu is a relative of the late Boko Haram leader Mohammed Yusuf, who died in police custody following a 2009 sect riot and security crackdown that left 700 people dead. Fugu and other family members had spoken with former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday in a fledgling peace effort to stop the sect's attacks.

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