Abuja - The United States Government has debunked claims by President Goodluck Jonathan that the Boko Haram sect, is a branch of the global terrorist organisation, al-Qaeda, Daily Post reports.
President Goodluck Jonathan described the Boko Haram sect, as the “al Qaeda of West Africa.” during the France security summit on the menace of the insurgent group on Saturday.
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman, said in Paris on Saturday that even though, most of the terror groups are related, the Boko Haram sect should be treated as its “own terrorist group.”
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