The Boko Haram terrorists’ Islamic State faction has released images of three of individuals abducted by the group along the Chibok-Damboa road in Borno State.
Last week, the group kidnapped some workers from the Borno State Ministry of Works in Wovi village.
Before the rebels abducted them, along with three laterite and sand-carrying trucks and a Hilux vehicle, the abductees were supervising the 45-kilometer road.
Meanwhile, one of the employees escaped unharmed.
Throughout the week, the terror group released various images depicting the abduction.
A police officer and two other abductees were also photographed.
ISWAP has been consolidating its influence in areas around Lake Chad since the death of rebel leader Abubakar Shekau.
Wali Sani Shuwaram, 45, was recently appointed as the new Leader (Wali) of ISWAP in Lake Chad.
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters have defected to Shekau, increasing the sect’s membership.
The Nigerian Army has stated that the insurgency has been mostly defeated on numerous occasions, while downplaying any losses.
The terror group has killed approximately 50,000 people and displaced millions of people, mostly in the states of Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe.