‘Appointment of new Boko Haram leader is cheap propaganda’

By Moses Ebosele – 
  The Federal Government has described the reported appointment of new Boko Haram leader as cheap propaganda.
   Speaking on Thursday at the All Nigerian Conference of Editors (ANEC)  in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed said “it is too late to employ such tactics to revive the defeated Nigerian terrorist organization”.
In a statement issued by his Special Assistant, Segun Adeyemi, Muhammed said: “By the way, don’t believe the cheap propaganda by the global terrorist group ISIS, which has reportedly named a new leader for Boko Haram”.
 He added:”Our gallant military has put Boko Haram on the run and nothing will bring back the terrorists, not even the wishful thinking by ISIS.” the Minister said in his remarks at the ongoing All
  According to reports, ISIS, to which Boko Haram is affiliated, has named Abu Musab Al-Barnawi as the new leader of Boko Haram.
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