Nigerian Army Uncovers Boko Haram Social Media Recruitment Link

bokoThe Nigeria Army on Tuesday said that it had uncovered a Facebook and other social media accounts, allegedly used by a faction of the Boko Haram group to recruit new members.

Artillery Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major Murtala Usman, who disclosed this while speaking at the ongoing Nigerian Army Combat Support Training Week in Maiduguri, said the social media accounts had over 2,000 followers.

Usman revealed that insurgents from the Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram group were recruiting new members on social media platforms like Facebook, WhatsApp, SnapChat, Instagram and the YouTube.

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