Experts doubt Nigeria's 'victory against Boko Haram'

While president congratulates military for capturing Boko Haram stronghold, experts ask why no key commander has been held

Experts doubt Nigeria's 'victory against Boko Haram'

World Bulletin / News Desk

Experts yet again doubt tall claims made by the Nigerian president and the military that the war against Boko Haram has been won.

President Muhammadu Buhari announced last Saturday the capture of the Boko Haram’s historic fortress, the Sambisa Forest, a feat which his critics and admirers admitted was cheery news amid biting economic realities.

The infamous militant camp used to be hugely fortified with military-grade bunkers and an underground tunnel believed to be a long-standing hideout for Boko Haram’s top echelons. But Nigerian troops eventually managed to seize it following an operation that took months to plan.

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