Al-Shabaab Cell Leader
Maalim Ayman is also known as Nuh Ibrahim Abdi, Abdiaziz Dubow Ali, and Ayman Kabo. He was born in Somalia in 1973. He planned the January 5, 2020, attack on Kenyan and U.S. personnel at Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya. That attack killed two U.S. contractor pilots and a U.S. Army specialist who was acting as an air traffic controller. A third U.S. contractor and two other U.S. service members were injured. The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program is offering up to $10 million for information leading to his arrest or conviction.