Boko Haram: Sule Lamido warns Obasanjo, says ex-president should not make himself a religious bigot

Jigawa State, former governor, Sule Lamido, has called on ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo to withdraw a statement credited to him about Boko Haram agenda

Obasanjo yesterday in a statement, said Boko Haram has an agenda for ‘Fulaniisation’ of West Africa and ‘Islamization’ of Africa.

Lamido says Obasanjo should not allow his displeasure with the current administration make him a religious and ethnic bigot

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been told by the former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, against transforming himself into a religious and ethnic bigot because of his disappointment with the current administration.

Lamido, who is Obasanjo’s political ally, urges the former president to withdraw the statement credited to him who said Boko Haram has an agenda of ‘Fulanization’ of West Africa and ‘Islamization’ of Africa, learns that Lamido’s said this to Obasanjo in a press statement on Sunday, May 19.

In Condemnation of how Boko Haram has Destroyed Nigeria, Obasanjo said: “It’s no longer issue of lack of education and lack of employment for our youth in Nigeria which it started as, it is now West African Fulanization, Islamization and global organised crimes of human trafficking, laundering money, trafficking traffic, gun trafficking, illegal mining and regime change. ”

Reacting to the statement, Lamido said: “If it was said at a non religious venue to a non religious audience, may be; it might have been more tolerable.

“Please sir do not let your disappointment with sitting presidents turn you into a bigot. You must not abandon the national stage.

“The cracks along the various divides in our National cohesion are already turning into huge gorges.”

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