Leader of the Boko Haram Sect, Abubakar Shekau on Sunday released a new video in which he said that he personally led the October 24 attacks in Damaturu.
In the 28 minutes video which traversed through many feeds before it finally got into the hands of newsmen, was entitled: “Gazwatu Damaturu” (the “Battle of Damaturu”), Shekau the operation was one of the most successful operations of his group as a lot of number of weapons were seized.
Speaking in three different languages, viz: Arabic, Hausa and Kanuri also vowed that the sect will continue to fight until a Sharia system in Nigeria.
“Look at what happened in Damaturu. I do not need to disclose the number of troops that we killed. Glory is to God. We know how much we killed among them… I do not need to tell you.
Shekau said; “We carried out the Damaturu attacks with Allah’s help, with Allah’s Might, with Allah’s Glory and with victory from Allah, The Creator.
The video also includes hoard of arms, which include Ak47 rifles, rocket propelled grenades (RPGs) and countless ammunition were showcased in the Video
Adding further he said; “This is a glad tiding to our brethren. These weapons you are seeing, it is Allah that blessed His servants that are waging Jihad to establish Islam in Nigeria. All these weapons were seized in just one town and what it shows is that Nigerian rulers -traditional and secular – are liars, he said.
“Someone will be saying dialogue is ongoing with a faction. This is not the way to bring disunity among a community that is working with the Qur’an to establish Islam.