The Engr. Chidi Ibeh-led faction of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has called for the arrest and prosecution of popular Islamic pupil, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi over his most up-to-date outburst on Christians in Nigeria.
Gumi became quoted as saying it became unhealthy to entrust Nigeria’s national security in the hands of Christians and southerners.
He made the teach while condemning the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, for receiving the Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria in his office and planning to collaborate with Israel over security disorders in Abuja.
Gumi stated the minister plans to glean Abuja an extension of Tel Aviv.
He also stated bearded Muslims in Abuja would possibly perchance well be tagged Osama Bin Ladin and killed.
In a assertion by its Secretary-Overall, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, on Saturday, Ohanaeze described the outburst as a unhealthy declaration of non secular battle against Christians.
In step with him, “We categorically denounce this divisive rhetoric, as it undermines the principles of non secular freedom and inclusivity that our substantial nation stands for.
“Nigeria is a multicultural society where every citizen, no topic non secular affiliations, deserves equal rights and opportunities.”
Isiguzoro applauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for appointing Wike, a Christian and ex-Rivers Utter Governor, as Minister of the FCT.
“Their collaboration represents the team spirit and growth that Nigeria wants to overcome its challenges and develop a prosperous future for all her electorate,” he asserted.
While re-echoing the call on connected authorities to take instant motion against Gumi, Isiguzoro insisted that the cleric wants to be arrested and made to face treasonable costs as his assertion poses a grave possibility to national security and social brotherly love.