Nigeria's security challenges have political undertone, Cleric says

Nigeria's security challenges have political undertone, Cleric says

- All those perceived to be sabotaging the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari have been cursed by an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abdullahi Isah

- The Shiekh said that the saboteurs have an agenda against President Buhari's administration

- According to the clerics, the insecurity in Nigeria has a political undertone

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An Islamic cleric, Sheihk Abdullahi Isah, on Wednesday, December 16, said that most of the insecurity in Nigeria have a political undertone.

A statement released by the Sheihk after a media parley with journalists and seen by said President Muhammadu Buhari has made a tremendous effort in addressing the myriads of challenges bedevilling the nation.

Also laying curses on those conspiring to undermine the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, the cleric said there is a grand campaign by some politicians across the country to undermine.

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He said that the insecurity across Nigeria is perpetuated by some select few that are not happy with the administrative style of President Buhari who has placed the interest of the ordinary Nigerians as a top priority.

His words:

“In my opinion, this is the only sin that President Muhammadu Buhari has committed since he assumed leadership of the country in 2015. And they have consequently ganged up against him to undermine the security architecture in the country.”

Sheikh Isah added that some politicians are not happy with the success recorded in the war against insurgency in northeast Nigeria because of what they have been benefiting over the years.

He also said that the successes recorded in northeast Nigeria did not go down well with the patrons of the Boko Haram group because of what they have been befitting over the years.

Sheikh Isah said the president has ended the cashflow for insurgency entrepreneurs' and they have consequently constituted themselves as clogs in the wheel of Nigeria's progress.

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He further advised Nigerians to extend their support to the government in its efforts to keep the country safe and united.

Meanwhile, previously reported that President Buhari had blamed the elites in the country for the growing insecurity.

The president said the elites are responsible for the outcome of events across various states in Nigeria.

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In other news, those agitating for the disintegration of Nigeria have been issued a strong warning by the presidency.

The presidency said individuals and group propagating the break up of Nigeria are unpatriotic citizens.

Also, the Nigerian Union of Teachers had called on the federal government of Nigeria to wake up and change the narrative of the security situation in the country.

The NUT said that if the government fails to do the needful, its members would go on a nationwide strike.

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