By filling gaps in governance and service delivery, the terror group has cultivated a level of support among local civilians that Boko Haram never enjoyed and has turned neglected communities into a source of economic support.
Despite Buhari’s 2015 claim that Boko Haram was “technically defeated”, jihadists continue gaining ground across Lake Chad and West Africa, where the humanitarian fallout is, if anything, worsening.
Al-Shabaab has lost large swathes of territory to the Somali army this year, bolstered by US and African Union peacekeeping troops, AMISOM.
Islamist militants, once confined to the north, have slowly expanded their presence in the region since 2015, inflaming tensions.
During Mugabes ruled the European Union was created and Britain voted to exit it. America elected its first black president, and from Ghana Azonto fever took over the world.
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