History : See The guy who created Boko Haram And his history

People have always been wondering and asking themselves these questions ; who created Boko Haram, why was it created , who is their leader, well here is the answer
Mohammed Yusuf (29 January 1970 – 30 July 2009), also known as Ustaz Mohammed Yusuf , was a Nigerian Muslim sect leader and founder of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram in 2002. He was its spiritual leader until he was killed in the 2009 Boko Haram uprising . The group’s official name is Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad, which in Arabic means “People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad”.

Yusuf had four wives and 12 children, one of them being Abu Musab al-Barnawi , who has claimed since 2016 to be the rightful leader of Boko Haram, opposing Abubakar Shekau .
He was reported as living a lavish lifestyle, which included ownership and driving of a Mercedes-Benz .
Following the July 2009 Boko Haram uprising , the Nigerian military captured Yusuf at his parents-in-law’s house. They transferred him to the custody of the Nigerian police force. [10] The police summarily executed Yusuf in public view outside the police headquarters in
Maiduguri . Police officials initially claimed either that Yusuf was shot while trying to escape, or died of wounds he sustained during a gun battle with the military.

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