Boko Haram has released a video of its “Eid-el-Kabir prayer”, during which it threatened to capture President Muhammadu Buhari, whom it described as “leader of the entire infidels”.
The video, released and uploaded on YouTube on Tuesday, shows thousands of the sect’s adherents praying at a large mosque in an unspecified location.
“In this place where God has brought us together, God has brought us together under this roof and we must be Muslims,” the man who led the prayers said over a microphone held by a bearded man dressed in the mould of an Abubakar Shekau.
“God should keep us together. God should keep our families together. May God bless us in this world. May God increase our leaders. Our men our women and our soldiers. Everyone.
“This message is to the infidels and the leader of the entire infidels who is the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, that he should know we are very strong and doing very well.
“By the will of Allah, under the leadership of our leader Abubakar Shekau, we will capture Buhari with our hands.”