With efforts aimed at eliminating Boko Haram, the wife of the leader of the dreaded group, Malama Fitdasi Shekau, may have been killed in recent airstrikes on Durwawa settlement.
The Director of Public Relations and Information, Defence Headquarters, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, gave the hint yesterday in Abuja.
According to him, Fitdasi was reported to have been representing her husband, Abubakar Shekau in a coordinating meeting with other insurgents at the location of the airstrikes carried out on October 19.
The Nigerian Airforce has began operation Ruwan Wuta II, an initiative aimed at destroying Boko Haram.
The airforce in a statement signed by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air-Commodore Olatokunbor Adesanya, said the operation which commenced three days ago is already yielding positive results.
Air-Commodore Adesanya said two Alpha jets, helicopters have all been engaged, attacking identified Boko Haram terrorists locations.