Thursday, February 16, 2012

A very interesting article, with new information

14 February 2012

•Targets NCC, telecoms outfits •12 killed in gunfire exchange between sect and JTF •I’m not a sponsor of Boko Haram -IBB •Sharing of N41m caused mistrust among us -Boko Haram’s spokesman

MEMBERS of the dreaded Jama’atul Ahlul Sunma wal Liddawati wal Jihad sect, also known as Boko Haram, have said there will be no let-up in the bombings and killings perpetrated by them, notwithstanding the arrest of Kabiru Sokoto and Abu Dardaa, kingpins of the sect.

This came as the sect, on Sunday night, exchanged fire with the Joint Task Force (JTF) on Operation Restore Order in Borno State that left a number of people dead in Maiduguri, the state capital, as well as in Baga, on the shores of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state.

The new spokesperson for Boko Haram, who also adopted the name Abul Qaqa, told newsmen in a telephone interview in Maiduguri, on Monday, that the deadly activities of their group had Allah’s backing and that the group was sure of victory at the end of the day.

He also threatened to carry out more bomb attacks in the country, especially on telecommunications outfits and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

According to him, the inclusion of the telecommunications firms was to discourage them from aiding the NCC and intelligence operatives in tracking targeted members of the sect through their phone lines.

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