Boko Haram leader vows to defeat multinational force in new video

Shekau said this in a 28-minute video which was one of three posted online by the sect on Monday, February 9.

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau has vowed to defeat a new multinational team of soldiers constituted to fight against the sect.

“Your alliance will not achieve anything. Amass all your weapons and face us. We welcome you,” Shekau said.

“We never rose up to fight Africa. We rose up to fight the world. We are going to fight the world on the principle that whoever doesn’t obey Allah and the Prophet to either obey or die or become a slave,” he added.

“You send 7,000 troops? Why don’t you send 70 million? This is small. Only 7,000? By Allah, it is small. We can seize them one-by-one. We can seize them one-by-one,” the terrorist leader said further.

The videos, which have since been taken down, are also said to show a man being stoned to death for adultery and another having his hand amputated for stealing.

The multinational force consists of soldiers from Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria, all of whom have suffered attacks from the sect.

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