Boko Haram terrorists have killed Lawan Andimi, Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
TheCable reports that Andimi was killed on Monday. He was abducted in early January when the terrorists attacked his village.
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On Christmas eve, a faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State, killed 11 Christian captives in Borno, and said the action was taken to avenge the deaths of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the late IS leader, and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir, its spokesman, who were killed in Syria in October.
Four abducted aid workers of the Action Against Hunger, an international non-government organisation, were also killed by the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in December.
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The insurgents said the aid workers were killed because of the breakdown of talks with the federal government.
It is not clear why Andimi was killed as his captors are a yet to take responsibility.