Distinguished Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has said that the nation will remorse it if minister of communications and digital financial system is faraway from workplace.
A number of Nigerians together with strain teams have requested for the sacking of Isa Pantami after movies from the 2000s resurfaced whereby the minister was seen supporting Al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
Nonetheless, the communication minister, Pantami has recanted his previous views on the fear teams, saying his place on the time was based mostly on his understanding as a teen.
Talking on the event through an interview with Roots TV, Sheikh Gumi stated the allegations towards the minister are unfounded and needs to be discarded.
“You cannot Islamise the whole world. Jesus Christ came; he could not Christianise the whole world. Nobody can Islamise or Christianise Nigeria,”
“All his actions, 100%, reveals he isn’t a terrorist. Those that are terrorists are after his life. The minister ought to proceed. His presence there’s combating the terrorist ideology.
“Present me one individual he has killed. He has not killed anyone. He has not ordered the killing of anyone. Discard the pretend information. The person is stabilising a authorities amongst a bit of youths, which we wish them to come back and take part nation-building. They need to not throw him away. Go away him. He’s not a terrorist sympathiser.
“And you people are fighting them. No. You should get more people like Pantami and put them in power. It will stabilise. Don’t remove him. You’ll regret.”
Recall that the presidency has additionally defended Pantami, alleging that info and communications know-how (ICT) corporations are those behind requires the minister’s elimination.