According to a statement by Olatokunbo Adesanya, the Director of
Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian air force….. He has
said that Abubakar Shekau’s wife, Mallama Fitdasi, might have been
killed in a recent successful airstrike on Durwawa settlement on the
outskirts of Urga near Konduga community in Borno state.
Mallama Fitdasi is believed to have been representing her husband in a
coordinating meeting with other terrorists at the location of the
It should be recalled that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) had reported
the successful aerial attack of a large number of Boko Haram terrorists
at Durawa on 19th October.
Battle Damage Assessment had indeed revealed that the aerial attack
set off a fire, causing damage to the Boko Haram terrorist structures
within the settlement and neutralized most of the Boko Haram terrorists
with a few of them fleeing the location. Efforts are ongoing to confirm
the reported killing of Shekau’s wife, alongside other BHTs.