Leader of Boko Haram insurgents , Abubakar Shekau has revealed that his group killed at least 78 farmers during the weekend.
Recall that the dreaded insurgents on Saturday beheaded several rice farmers in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. The official figure is put at 43.
In a video released on Tuesday, Shekau claimed responsibility for the attack.
He added that his boys massacred the rice farmers because they handed over a member of the group to the Nigerian army.
He threatened that his group would continue to kill civilians who cooperate with security agencies against it.