Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of Boko Haram, spoke in a 01:08:25 audio where he blamed the current coronavirus pandemic across the world on the evil deeds of people.
He said, “the evil you do is what brought this, stop blaming anything, whatever this is, may God protect us.
“We pray five times a day, we pray Jummu’a, we sleep with our families, we hug, we shake hands, we are fine, fine fine.
“We have anti-virus while you are infected with the coronavirus, we have anti-coronavirus; it is the Allah we worship. We pray, we slash fornicators, we cut hands (meaning punishment for thieves).
“In the times of infidels like Trump, Idris Derby with the goat eye, Buhari, Muhammad Issoufu, the dog of the hands of France. Children of pigs and monkeys. If you don’t repent you will be finished.
“Just look at it, they stopped you from Umrah and Hajj, even the fasting they are telling you that corona season needs a lot of drinking water.
“We know that we stay at places where we won’t get infected, (referring to Sambisa Forest), even though we don’t get the right information about this,” Shekau said.
He added: “It is just a calamity befalling the people.
“I want to enlighten the world, even though they are blocking our information, God still has ways of delivering it.”
Speaking on restrictions and social distancing, Shekau said COVID-19 was only a tip of the iceberg.
“You only hear of Corona, but you are telling Muslims not to pray and you close mosques,” he said.
The embattled Boko Haram leader said, “Buhari spoke yesterday, citing Buhari’s national broadcast.
”He told them because there’s no Hajj, Papa Roma could only celebrate Easter with 10 people, therefore we have to stop our people from moving for their own good,” adds, “it’s evil to lock down people.”