Kano (Nigeria) (AFP)
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau vowed to disrupt Nigeria’s general election in a new video released Tuesday, after two suicide attacks in the northeast blamed on the Islamists killed 38 people.
“This election will not hold even if we are dead. Even if we are not alive Allah will never allow you to do it,” Shekau said in what appeared to be the first video released by the group on Twitter, a sign of its changing media tactics.
In the screen grab above taken on February 9, 2015 from a video made available by Boko Haram, leader Abubakar Shekau makes a statement at an undisclosed location