Abuja - Emerging reports had earlier suggested that jihadist sect Boko Haram had surrendered following the discovery of video footage from the group, but a contrary opinion has surfaced.
According to a video, released online, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau could be seen advising his followers to "surrender to save themselves".
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Although the footage appears to show a defeated Shekau surrendering power, contrary opinions have emerged from analysts who have reviewed the video.
According to a Naij report, analysts believe that Shekau is not relinquishing power but instead using the video to let his followers know that he is alive, contrary to several media reports.
More details will follow as soon as they emerge.
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