Leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has through a recent video read the group’s ideology and recited the Nigerian national pledge.
Ekohotblog understands that he denounced the pledge as “shirk” (associating a partner with God and is deemed one of the greatest sins in the religion) after reciting it.
The embattled leader of Jama’atu Ahlil-Sunnah Lid-Da’awati Wal-Jihad reeled out the 35-minute speech robed in flowing white apparels whilst clutching an AK47 rifle.
As he read a prepared speech in Arabic about the doctrines of Boko Haram. The factional leader of Boko Haram that has been weakened by an internal feud that led to the emergence of another faction in 2016 and persistent military campaign by the Nigerian Army and the MNJTF.
The 35-minute long speech in Arabic, according to analyst may be targeted to the international jihadi community, and not the local audience in the Lake Chad region because BokoHaram has been made a pariah terror group, following feuds between Shekau and several warlords that gainsaid his more extreme ideology, especially the use of women and children as suicide bombers in Muslim places of worship, Internally Displaced Person camps and markets.
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