Video of Boko Haram terrorists praying during Eid-el-Kabir emerges

The Abubakar Shekau-led faction of Boko Haram has released a video showing members of the insurgents observing the Eid-El-Kabir prayers under some trees in an undisclosed area.

The video which was shared on Twitter on Wednesday by Bulama Bukarti, a human rights lawyer, shows about 100 members of Shekau faction in Niger state. praying.

After the prayers, three men from the group who spoke in Hausa, English, and Fulfulde sent out Sallah greetings. to their leader, Abubakar Shekau. One of those who spoke was dressed in the Nigerian Police uniform while another was dressed in a military uniform.

“It is we the Jamahatu Ali Sunna li Dawatul Jihad in the location of Niger State. We want to send our Sallah salutation, first of all to our imam, Abu Muhammad Ibn Muhammad Abubakar Shekau,” one of the men said.

Speaking on the clip, Bukarti said: “This video, if genuine, is further evidence that BH has expanded to the north-central.”

“The dense forest there is a perfect haven for terrorists and if the group is able to consolidate its presence in Niger, it can easily target Abuja as well as to other states like Kwara and Kogi.

“It’s interesting that two of the fighters were respectively wearing Nigerian military & police uniforms. This indicates that they might’ve recently killed security forces and got their uniforms. This is because in their past video, the only speaker from Niger was in mufti.”

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