Boko Haram leader Shekau dares Obama in video

By 01:56 Tue, 13 Aug 2013 Comments

Despite being declared a global terrorist and

a $7million reward placed on him by the

United States (US), Boko Haram leader

Abubakar Shekau is still talking tough.

Shekau, in a video yesterday, dared US

President Barack Obama, French President

Francois Hollande and Israeli Prime Minister

Benjamin Netanyahu to come for him,

saying: “They are no match for me.”

He spoke amid reports that 44 people were

killed on Sunday in a mosque while

praying in Konduga, some 35 kilometres

outside Maiduguri, the Borno State capital,

which is the epicentre of the sect’s


The bodies, according to Associated Press

(AP), were counted yesterday “although

the deadly attack by militants took place on

Sunday morning.”



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