Insecurity: Notable Presidential Aspirant Meets Gumi, Makes Crucial Revelation

Insecurity: Notable Presidential Aspirant Meets Gumi, Makes Crucial Revelation

  • A presidential aspirant on the platforrm of the PDP, Dele Momodu, met with Sheik Gumi in Kaduna recently
  • The Ovation Magazine publisher said he was worried over the deplorable state of security in the prominent northern state
  • Momodu noted that the Islamic scholar gave an insightful and robust analysis which can be utilised

Concerned about the rampant insecurity in Kaduna state which used to be a city of affluence and influence in the north, Dele Momodu has met with Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, an Islamic cleric.

Via Instagram, the presidential aspirant disclosed that he recently visited Kaduna to gather ideas from the Islamic scholar on ways to deal with causes of attacks and killings in the state.

Momodu, Gumi
Momodu said Gumi's analysis was rich and insightful (Photo: @delemomodu)
Source: Instagram

Momodu added that Gumi's analysis on the pressing issue was rich, robust and insightful.

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Ultimately, the drive is to restore order and sanity in a state, where, according to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, travelling by road is currently too risky.

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His words:

"The story of how Kaduna fell from grace to grass is a very sad one and a tragedy of monumental proportions. Kaduna used to be the preferred home of retired military Generals where they constituted themselves into a Mafia gang.
"Today, Kaduna is a ghost town and a pitiable sight. In the good old days, we used to just take a trip to Kaduna and Zaria but today that would be too risky without some security escorts.
"My mission in Kaduna was to visit the strong and influential Islamic Scholar and cleric SHEIKH GUMI, to pick his brains on how to restore normalcy to Nigeria. His analysis was rich, robust and insightful. Feel free to watch the videos of our encounter earlier today in KADUNA…"

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Sheikh Gumi says he will no longer mediate for bandits, gives reason

Meanwhile, Gumi had said he has stopped mediating for armed bandits following their declaration as terrorists by the court.

Gumi said this in an exclusive interview in Kaduna on Wednesday, December 8.

With the declaration of the bandits as terrorists, Gumi said it will be dangerous for him to continue to engage the bandits.

He said:

“Since the federal government has declared them terrorists, I don’t have anything to do with them anymore."


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