ISIS Announces New Boko Haram Leader as Abu Musab al-Barnawi

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The Islamic State (IS) militant group has announced that its West African affiliate Boko Haram has a new leader.

According to BBC, this is contained in the recent edition of its magazine, Dabiq.

The jihadist group named Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the former spokesperson of Boko Haram as replacement for Abubakar Shekau.

Nothing was said of Shekau who released an audio last year August saying that he was alive and had not been replaced.

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