Boko Haram kills Magiwa, 69 year old hunter, negotiator
By Our Reporter
August 28, 2020 - Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents have killed the leader of the Borno State hunters, Abdulkareem Umar, also known as Baba Magiwa.
The 69 year old leader was held hostage in July during a failed negotiation by boko haram commander, Modu Sulum.
It was reported that Baba Magiwa has initiated talks with the dreaded Boko Haram Commander which had reached a certain level of understanding between the two parties.
According to a source, Modu Sulum had promised to lay down his arms along with hundreds of his fighters and accept meaningful reintegration.
However, things took a drastic turn, and Baba Magiwa was held hostage during one of their meetings.
It was confirmed that Baba Magiwa was killed under the direct orders of Modu Sulum.