By Ese Awhotu
The Air Force has said that human Intelligence indicates that the wife of the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) Organization, Mallama Fitdasi, appeared to have been killed in recent successful airstrikes on Durwawa settlement on the outskirts of Urga, near Konduga.
A statement Olatokunbo Adesanya, Air Commodore Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force yesterday in Abuja, said “ Mallama Fitdasi was reported to have been representing her husband in a coordinating meeting with other terrorists at the location of the airstrikes.”
Recall that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) had reported the successful aerial attack of a large number of BHTs at Durwawa on 19 October 2017.
According to the statement, “ Battle Damage Assessment had indeed revealed that the aerial attack set off a fire, causing damage to the BHT structures within the settlement and neutralized most of the BHTs with a few of them fleeing the location. Efforts are ongoing to confirm the reported killing of Shekau’s wife, alongside other BHTs. “