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False! Boko Haram did not take over INEC’s offices in Kaduna, Kano

CLAIM: Some social media users claim the Boko Haram terrorist group has taken over INEC offices in Kaduna and Kano states.

FINDING: The images attached to the posts are old and are from unrelated incidents in the past. One of them is as old as 2016. The spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, debunked the report noting that the INEC office has not been and was not under any form of attack. Also, the Kano state police spokesperson, Haruna Abdullahi, said it is a fake report. 

False! Boko Haram did not take over INEC’s offices in Kaduna, Kano

VERDICT: INCORRECT. 

SOURCE: Kano State Police Command, Kaduna State Police Command.

DATE: 25/03/2023

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