Leader of Boko Haram terror group, Abubakar Shekau has despatched a daring message to the newly appointed service chiefs.
Shekau stated the brand new service chiefs would fail like their predecessors.
Shekau spoke in a nine-minutes-56-seconds-long video.
Muhammadu Buhari had appointed 4 new service chiefs on Tuesday after a lot strain from Nigerians that he brings in contemporary palms to pilot the nation’s anti-terrorism conflict particularly in opposition to Boko Haram within the North-East.
The brand new service chiefs are Main-Common Leo Irabor as Chief of Defence Employees; Main-Common Ibrahim Attahiru as Chief of Military Employees; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo as Chief of Naval Employees; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao as Chief of Air Employees.
The failure of the immediate-past service chiefs to overcome the insurgents had ignited the clamor for his or her removing.
Within the new audio, Shekau talked about the names and the roles of the brand new service chiefs and known as them to repent as a result of they’ll’t do something to destroy his terror gang.
“Leo Irabor, the pinnacle of the army, it’s best to have sympathy for your self, repent, and convert to Islam. There may be nothing you are able to do,” Shekau reportedly stated.
The fear group chief additionally reportedly stated Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru shouldn’t deceive himself as a result of he has a Muslim background.
“Even if you’re Muslim however you conduct polytheistic practices, you might be now not a Muslim,” Shekau was reportedly quoted.
For over 10 years, the Boko Haram terror group had killed a whole bunch of Nigerians within the North-East. The sect had additionally burnt down and bombed scores of villages in addition to church buildings.
The Nigerian Military and the Presidency had at a number of occasions claimed the group had been ‘technically defeated’ and ‘weakened’ however the Shekau’s bloodthirsty faction continues to strike with daring effrontery and crude savagery.