The shocking news of Lt Col Abu Ali death got to Nigeria on 4 November, it was reported that he was killed in Malam Fatori, Borno State, during a vicious gun battle with the Boko Haram sect.
Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader, has revealed in a video clip that he was responsible for Lt.Col Ali death and furthermore vows to launch more attacks on the Nigerian soldiers following the his death .
Shekau made the claim in a new audio message on Monday, November 14, according to Sahara Reporter.
Though the Boko Haram leader did not specifically mention the name of the name of the gallant officer who was killed in a night attack alongside five soldiers during an exchange of battle with the terrorist on November 4, the sect’s leader claimed that his faction of Boko Haram is responsible for all the recent attacks on the Nigerian military.
“We are responsible for these recent attacks. We did it and will do more,” Shekau said in the audio message.
Meanwhile the Boko Haram leader has also declared war on the US President-elect, Mr. Donald Trump and condemned the King of Saudi Arabia for congratulating Mr. Trump on his electoral victory.
He said the sect would confront, Mr. Donald Trump, once it finishes with outgoing President Barack Obama.