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Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram's leader is still alive and well

The Chadian President, Idriss Deby recently said that the Head of the terror group had been killed.

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Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

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News reaching Pulse News, says Abubakar Shekau has purportedly released an audio message, claiming he is still alive and well.

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Boko Haram terrorists

(Nigeria Monitor)

 

Read Boko Haram has no leader, and that’s very bad news for Nigeria

The Chadian President, Idriss Deby recently said that the Head of the terror group had been killed.

A picture showing the supposed corpse of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

A picture showing the supposed corpse of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

(The Cable)

 

In this transcription, obtained from Vanguard Newspapers, Shekau is quoted as saying “It is indeed all over the global media of infidels that I am dead or that I am sick and incapacitated and have lost influence in the affairs of religion. It should be understood that this is false. This is indeed a lie. If it were true, my voice wouldn’t have been heard, now that I am speaking.”

Read ‘Shekau no longer leading sect,’ Chad’s President says

Abubakar Shekau in the middle, with other lieutenants. play

Abubakar Shekau in the middle, with other lieutenants.

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He also said “Gratitude be to Allah and with his help, I have not disappeared. I am still alive and I am not dead. And I will not die until my time appointed by Allah is up.”

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.

(Poshya)

 

Read Chadian President reveals details about sect’s new leader

President Muhammadu Buhari and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

President Muhammadu Buhari and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

(Daily Review)

 

Shekau referred to Deby as a hypocrite and a tyrant.

Some Military experts say the real Shekau is dead, and that his followers are just using his persona.

Watch this video of Shekau debunking claims of his death.

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