Former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo to not change his disappointment with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration flip him right into a zealot.
He was reacting to Obasanjo’s critical remarks on the protection downside among the state, through the second session of the council, Cathedral Church of St.Paul’s Protestant denomination, Oleh, Isoko South Native Authorities house of Delta State, on the weekend.
Obasanjo had tired that every insecurity challenge among the state ought to be taken severely and addressed squarely, with out “favouritism or kissing.
“Boko Haram and herdsmen’s acts of violence weren’t handled as they have to within the starting. They’ve every incubated and developed past what African nation will cope with alone. They’re currently mixed and internationalised with ISIS in management.
“It’s not an issue of lack of schooling and lack of employment for our youths in African nation that it started as, it’s currently West African fulanisation, African Islamisation and international union crimes of human trafficking, money washing, narcotraffic, gun trafficking, unlawful mining and regime amendment.”
However, Lamido, in associate announcement signed by his aide on New Media, Mansur Ahmed, yesterday, illustrious that such remarks, coming back from Obasanjo, was “very lots in distinction to you sir!”
Lamido further expressed if the remarks by Obasanjo are created at a non-religious gathering, to a non- religious viewers, it’d are tolerable.
Lamido, who served as Obasanjo’s minister of affairs, from 1999 to 2003, stated: ‘‘I, because of this truth, name on our boss, Obasanjo, to not let his disappointment with the sitting president flip him right into a zealot. He shouldn’t abandon the nationwide stage.”
Reacting to Lamido, former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, known that only these supporting Islamisation and Fulanisation would criticise Obasanjo’s assertion.
He expressed Obasanjo has done further for the core North, “together with Lamido’s Fulani tribe,” than another president.
He additional that Obasanjo stays the one politically energetic southern or Center Belt chief who understands what’s essentially occurring and therefore the grave hazard that Nigerians are in and what lies forward.
“I hear one or 2 of us, like Sule Lamido, sometimes aren’t too pleased with what Obasanjo stated and have cited as him out for spoken communication it.”
“Obasanjo to boot fought in a very civil conflict to take care of the state together. For anyone from the core North to call him names for talking the fact and stripping his thoughts over what’s flowering in African nation right this moment, it tells you the approach blind by energy, insensitive and callous some of those people are.
“It is simply those that purchase the Fulanisation and Islamisation agenda that may criticise or oppose Obasanjo’s statement and describe him as a ‘bigot’ for creating them.”
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