In the 25 minutes audio titled “Messages to Nigerian Disbelievers’ Shekau said:
“They (the military) lied that they have confiscated our arms, that we have been chased out of our territories, that we are in disarray. We are alive, I am alive, this is my voice, more audible than it was before.
“This is Shekau. Buhari is a liar and has deceived you. The army spokesman is also lying. He and his foot-soldiers always run helter-skelter whenever we come face to face with them…
“Buhari, you once claimed that you will crush us in three months. How can you crush us?“ he said
The Nigerian Army is yet to officially respond to the claims of Shekau.