The order to kill the Nigerian Taliban leader, Mohammed Yusuf, came from the Presidency, according to the African blogger Chidi Opara reports (www.chidioparareports.blogspot.com) in touch with “well place security contacts in Abuja”.
However, it is not yet sure whether the President gave the order himself or not.
“What we can confirm now is that the military commander and the commissioner of Police in Maiduguri were under strict order from the Presidency to shot and kill the Nigerian taliban leader at sight”, as written on Chida Opara reports.
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