The leader of the jihadist group Boko Haram has reacted to the election of Donald Trump to the White House with a warning that “the war has just begun” against the West. .
“DO NOT BE OVERWHELMED BY PEOPLE LIKE DONALD TRUMP AND THE GLOBAL COALITION FIGHTING OUR BRETHREN IN IRAQ, SYRIA, AFGHANISTAN AND EVERYWHERE,” ABUBAKAR SHEKAU SAID IN AN AUDIO MESSAGE POSTED ON YOUTUBE LATE SUNDAY.
“WE REMAIN STEADFAST ON OUR FAITH AND WE WILL NOT STOP,” HE SAID IN THE HOUR- LONG MESSAGE. “TO US, THE WAR HAS JUST BEGUN.”