Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has issued a threat to President Idris Deby following the killing of his fighters in an offensive led by the Chadian leader.
In a 5 minutes audio message obtained by The Nation, Shekau said his fighters will be coming after President Deby.
The Boko Haram leader who insisted that the Chadian leader is fighting against the enthronement of Islam, claimed that Allah made his fighters kill over 90 soldiers from Chad in an ambush which led to declaration of war on the insurgents by President Deby.
Shekau said; “Today is Monday, 6th in the month of, Insha Allahu, Shaaban, the Hijirah of the Prophet of Allah, from Meccah to Medinah, 1441.
“We believe after this introduction, we heard certain things from Chad from a certain individual named Idriss Deby.
“He came out fully dressed up with the ambition of fighting the religion of Islam, that is he wants to fight us because we said we will work for the enthronement of Islam, we are Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad.
“Our aim is to follow the tenet of the Koran; our aim is to follow the tenets of the prophet; our aim is to practice Islam the way the Prophet of Allah left instructions before dying and handing over to knowledgeable scholars, who have also passed it down to me.
“Idris Daby, I will address you now. I am insha Allahu taalla, Abubakar ibn Mohammed Shekau, the Imam of Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad.
“I decided to send you this message quickly. Don’t think because you’ve fought battles in ignorance not according to the tenet of Islam, and today, because we said we will work for Allah, you think you will triumph over us.
“First, even Pharaoh was frightened. Idriss Deby, fear Allah, repent and become a Muslim.
“Be careful, all these aggressions with weapons, insha Allah, you will not defeat us.
“Because of this, you can’t do anything to us. That area in which we were victorious, that Allah made us to kill your men (killing of 90 Chadian soldiers), it is not that we are in enmity with human beings but anybody that is in enmity with Allah, is also our enemy. This is the summary.”