Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has appeared in a new viral video making the rounds on the microblogging site, Twitter where he could be seen reading the group’s ideology and the Nigerian national pledge, which he denounced as shirk.
Abubakar Shekau reeled out the 35-minute speech dressed in a flowing white gown and clutching an AK 47 rifle.
Naija News understands that Shirk in Islam means “associating a partner with God and is deemed one of the greatest sins in the religion.”
Although, it is unclear when the fresh video was released conflict journalist Ahmad Salkida, made this known when her first published the news about Shekau’s latest video, where he (Salkida) also said; “have impaired eyesight as he struggled to read his group’s ideology in Arabic.”
Recall that the last popular video of the Boko Haram leader was a 36-minute clip released in July 2018, almost exactly one year.
The splinter group pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and later became the Islamic State in West African Province.
Watch the video below;
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau seen in new video https://t.co/iSAt5rCXIF
— Ahmad Salkida (@A_Salkida) June 4, 2019