The pioneer of the jihadist gather Boko Haram has responded to the decision of Donald Trump to the White House with a notice that “the war has recently started” against the West. Abubakar Shekau said in a sound message posted on YouTube on Monday.
“Try not to be overpowered by individuals like Donald Trump and the worldwide coalition battling our brethren in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and all over the place,”
“We stay unflinching on our confidence and we won’t stop,” he said in the hour-long message. “To us, the war has quite recently begun,AFP reports
“We are finished with Obama, now will begin with Trump. We stay unfaltering by our confidence and we won’t stop. For us, the war has quite recently begun.”he said in Hausa
The IS high summon said in August that Shekau had been supplanted as pioneer by Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the 22-year-old child of Boko Haram’s author Mohammed Yusuf.
Shekau claims he is still in control, in any case, as opponent groups compete for control.