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'50 000 members in Boko Haram camp'

28 August 2014, 12:33

Abuja - A Nigerian journalist said to be close to the Boko Haram sect, Ahmad Salkida,, has revealed that there are over 50 000 members in the Boko Haram camp, Vanguard reports.

The journalist's claim was reported by the The Bring Back Our Girls campaign group, who said some of the members are ready to die for the course of the insurgents.

Also read: Boko Haram claims it is Islamic Caliphate

The group warned the federal government of a possible famine in the country if the issue of terrorism is not tackled as Chibok community in Benue State where over 200 school girls were kidnapped by the insurgents, is the highest producer of beans in the nation; the north-east the largest producer of livestock and other produce.

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