Initially, the military refused to be drawn into reports of Shekau’s death insisting the matter was being investigated.
The official source who spoke under condition of anonymity said “Shekau is dead”.
ISWAP has also reportedly confirmed Shekau’s death.
Recent reports of the death of Boko Haram leader was received with mixed feeling as may wondered, :how many time will he die?”
This time, Shekau is truly dead, says an intelligence source.