Boko Haram Denies Attempting To Bomb Mosque In Kano

The extremist Boko Haram sect, has denied media reports alleging that four of its members were arrested Friday, in Kano, attempting to bomb a Jumaat mosque at Fagge area of the metropolis.

The group, in an statement sent to media houses Saturday, also accused the State Security Service, SSS, of orchestrating the plot in order to discredit it, describing such a practice as normal among security services in many countries.

“We are aware these types of ugly trend exists among security services such as the SSS, in order to discredit ‘Gods warriors’ but we are confident they will never succeed by God’s grace because our aim is to ensure the existence of a strong Islamic practice,” the sect said.

The group also paid tribute to Habibu Bama, one of its members who died of gunshot wounds he sustained while being captured by the JTF in Damaturu, Yobe State, on Thursday.

“We are gladdened by the martyrdom of our brother Habibu Bama. We pray God accept his sacrifice, that is the best ending to any true believer,” the statement said.

The group also reiterated its earlier warning to media houses it accused of unbalanced reporting.

“As much as possible we do not wish to engage the media in any hot exchanges, the condition we gave was that any media house that knows that it cannot relay messages we circulated the way it is or even refuse to do so completely, then it should also not report the government side even if it is President Goodluck Jonathan that spoke, otherwise it will have itself to blame,” it said.

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  1. christie Reply

    Death as a result of gunshots and u are praising the person. I thought only thieves die this way?

  2. tony Reply

    We’ve all known from D̶̲̥̅̊ outset dt it was all staged α̲̅πϑ thank G♥D dt BH came out τ̲̅ȍ‎​ clarify tins α̲̅πϑ he also stated D̶̲̥̅̊ reasons for their fight, dis is nt political, its religious, Christians let’s just be prayerful G♥D wld definitely fight for us

  3. Sam Reply

    It’s disgusting that BH are leveling claims over certain mayhems in the country.What happen in fagge is a plot 2 cnfuse d xtians that both parties are facing similar dilemma.God is alive and ECWA wil live 2 spread the true msg of truth.

  4. Kachi Reply

    Sharia obviously is what they need. Stop comparing them to MASSOB, MEND, etc or even talk of negotiation.

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