MGOGADISHU - The Islamic Organization of Al-shabab has greatly welcomed the appointment of Ayman Azawahiri to be the leader ship of Al- Qaeda Network, just a day after Dr. Ayman Azawahiri was inaugurated to be the highest leader to replace Osama Bin Laden.
Sheik Ali Mohamud Raghe (Sheik Ali dhere), the spokesman of Al-shabab has told a radio belonging to al-shabab based in Mogadishu that the group would welcomed the announcement of the new Al-Qaeda leader.
“We shall work with Dr. Azawahiri as we used to work with our deceased brother Sheik Usama Bin Laden. There was a promise we had and that promise will be as it was,” said Sheik Ali Mohamud Raghe
The statement of al-shabab for welcoming Azawahiri makes the first group having relations with Al-Qaeda to announce its support and welcome the new leader of Al-Qaeda leader.
Al-shabab reiterated earlier its relations wit Al-Qaeda network and made commemoration for Sheik Usama Bin Laden, the founder of Al-Qaeda shortly after he was killed by US forces in out of Pakistan.
Azawahiri is an old man from Egypt and he was formally appointed to be the highest leader of Al-Qaeda Network on Thursday.