Abubakar Shekau Untold Story, Biography, Age, Family, Boko Haram, ISIS and more..
|Born||Name : Abu Mohammed, Abu Bakrabin, Mohammad Al-Chekawi
|Other names||Darul Tawheed|
|Known for||Leader of Boko Haram|
Who is Abubakar Shekau?
Abubakar Shekau goes by his real name, Abu Mohammed, Abu Bakrabin, Mohammad Al-Chekawi, also known as Darul Akem Wazamundah Tawheed or Darul Tawheed;
Shekau was Born in the year 1975, he’s from the Kanuri tribe and also known as the leader of the deadly islamic group “Boko Haram” a Nigerian islamic terrorist group that has declared loyalty to the Islamist militants of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) Islamic State.
Abubakar Shekau held the position of deputy leader of the founders of boko haram, Mohammed Yusuf until Joseph was executed in 2009.
Nigerian officials believe that Shekau was killed in 2009 during a clash between security forces and Boko Haram until July 2010, when Shekau appeared in a video claiming to be the leader of the group. He has been reported to have Died many time and still uses body doubles.
In March 2015, Shekau pledged his allegiance to leader of ISIL Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Shekau as Salafi. He was described as having memories just like a photography.
Abubakar Shekau Early Life and Family
Abubakar Shekau was born in Shekau town in the Tarmuwa district, Yobe state. His birth date was not properly documented. But it is said that he was born between 1965 and 1975, shekau is of the Kanuri tribe, and he also spoke Hausa, Fulani, Arabic and English.
Abubakar Shekau Education
In 1990 he moved to Mafoni area in Maiduguri and studied under Orthodox ordination before entering the Borno College of Law and Islamic Studies (now known as Mohammed Goni College of Law and Islam).
Shekau left school for his radical ideology for no reason and did not received a degree. He later met with Mohammed Yusuf, the founder of Jamaat Ahlus Sunnah li Dawah wal Jihad and became one of it’s deputy members.
Shekau was appointed group leader on July 2009 after the death of Yusuf in the Boko Haram riots. Shekau survived a leg bullet wound during an attack on his life in 2009 by the Nigerian security forces.
He married one among the 4 widows of Muhammad Yusuf. His nickname is “Darul Tawheed”, which means “expert in Tawheed”, the Islamic concept of the unity of Allah.
The leader of ‘Boko Haram’ – Abubakar Shekau
While he was respected as a leader in the beginning, by 2011 shekau began to show signs of religious extremism. He received a letter from al-Qaeda in Maghreb Islam giving advice. But he didn’t listen to it
As a result of his erratic leadership in 2012, the parties broke into the image of Jamaat Ansar al-Muslimin fi Bilād as-Sudan (Ansaru).
This group includes his commander, Abu Muhammad al-Bauchawi and religious adviser Sheikh Abu Osama al-Ansari Muhammad Awal al-Gombawi.
Despite this, many of the soldiers and commanders were with Shekau, including the commanders of Abu Sa’ad al-Bamawi and Muhammad Salafi, with his group being mostly harmless. Shekau was engaged to Ansaru to kill their leader, Abu Osama. al-ansari
As a result of this and the arrest of other Ansaru leaders by the Nigerian government, Ansaru did not pose a threat to Shekau’s leadership towards the jihad movement in Nigeria and the group died in 2015.
After this, Shekau’s soldiers did not discipline and attack the population, resulting in the establishment of civilian armed forces, such as joint civilian forces to fight against them.Shekau became increasingly insane, beginning to kill the consultants. His own religions include Sheikh Abd al-Malek al-Ansari al-Kadunawi and Abu al-Abbas al-Bankiwani.
In June 2012, the US State Department designated Shekau to be a terrorist and freeze his property in the United States. Since June 2013, the department has awarded US $ 7 million for information leading to the arrest of the Chechers through a reward program for justice.
In addition, the Nigerian military awarded Shekker with an award of 50 million yen (about US $ 300,000).
This has been circulating for days, but the explanation is false. Nowhere in this audio did Shekau plead with his fighters not to run away.
On the contrary, he called on Chadians to revolt against the govt & said God will help his fighters. Stop the disinformation. Get experts! https://t.co/95YrnMUKTw
— Bulama Bukarti (@bulamabukarti) April 5, 2020
In a video that was posted by Shekau surfaced online, where he was talking about his uncertainty. Mimicking the various armies; And said that they “Can’t stop” and “can not die except with the will of Allah.” He also bragged about possessing armored tanks and other combat vehicles.
His online video shows frequent anti-American rhetoric, and he has repeatedly threatened to attack the United States.
Chibok schoolgirl kidnapped
On the night of 14-15 April 2014, 276 female students were abducted from a high school in Chibok in Borno, Nigeria.
The responsibility for the kidnapping was claimed by Boko Haram, a Muslim extremist terrorist organization based in north-eastern Nigeria. 57 girls were rescued by NA in the next few months and some described them being Arrested in an international human rights meeting.
The child was born with a girl and believed that medical personnel aged about 20 months were also released in the office of the President of Nigeria.
Since then, hope has increased on various occasions. The remaining 219 girls may be released. Newspaper reports suggest that Boko Haram hopes to use girls as a bargain chip in exchange for some prison commanders.
In May 2016, found a missing woman named Amina Ali. She claims that the remaining girls are still there. But those six died. 21 other girls were released in October 2016, while another was rescued the following month.
Seeing another one in January 2017, 82 women were released in May 2017, another woman was rescued in January 2018.
on February 2018, about four years after the Chibok 2014 kidnapping, in neighboring Dapchi town, another 110 people were kidnapped by Boko Haram without government intervention preventing the kidnappers
UNICEF report their release on April 2018 and claims that more than 1,000 children have been abducted by Boko Haram since 2013.
Abubakar Shekau Death report
Shekau was killed in 2009, but reappeared as group leader less than a year later.
The Nigerian Army in mid-August 2013 stated that he was badly wounded when soldiers invaded the Boko Haram base in Sambisa Forest and died between 25 July and 3 August.
However, a video on September 2013 was released, in which a man claimed to be Abubakar Shekau, claiming that he had not been killed. The Nigerian military also said that they had killed him during the 2014 Kudunga battle, which lasted from 12th to 14th September.
Cameroon soldiers also posted photos and claimed that their military forces killed Abubakar Shekau in September 2014. In response to these reports, security analyst Ryan Cummings commented that “Is this his 4th or 5th death?”
In early October 2014, a video received from AFP News Agency showing Shekau is still alive.
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