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Boko Haram Chadian President reveals details about sect’s new leader

Deby made the disclosure on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, while speaking about Nigeria’s plans to negotiate with the sect during a ceremony to commemorate Chad’s 55 year of independence.

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Chad's President, Idriss Deby has revealed details about the new leader of Boko Haram who supposedly replaced the now-absent Abubakar Shekau.

Chadian President, Idriss Deby play

Chadian President, Idriss Deby

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Deby made the disclosure on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, while speaking about Nigeria’s plans to negotiate with the sect during a ceremony to commemorate Chad’s 55 year of independence.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.

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He said:

“There is someone apparently called Mahamat Daoud who is said to have replaced Abubakar Shekau and he wants to negotiate with the Nigerian government. For my part, I would advise not to negotiate with a terrorist.”

New Boko Haram spokesperson seen in group's recent video in August 2015 play

New Boko Haram spokesperson seen in group's recent video in August 2015

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The Nigerian government recently revealed that it had been approached by the sect in a bid to negotiate a peace agreement.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau flanked by fellow terrorists. play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau flanked by fellow terrorists.

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Deby, on his part, expressed optimism that the fight against Boko Haram would be finished “by the end of the year”.

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