25-year-old graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Nazir Nortei Alema who recently got recruited by the extremist group, Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria has made his first ever public statement on Facebook, greeting friends and family.
On Wednesday November 11, a short message was seen on Nazir’s Facebook wall which read
With the expectation of replying to responses from friends and family, checks from online media reveals Nazir rejected a reply to all the comments he received on Facebook.
Nazir captured local and international news headlines in August, when news of his decision to join ISIS broke after his parents told Ghana’s national security of his decision. The National Security later confirmed the report and raised an alarm of an agency in Ghana that was targeting and recruiting young Muslims from tertiary institutions to join ISIS.