- Those against the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the All Progressives Congress have been slammed as ignorant
- They were slammed by no other person than the revered leader of One Love Family, SatGuru Maharaj Ji
- According to him, religion has not helped this country in any form and whoever disagrees should point at what religion has done for the development of the country
The leader of One Love Family, SatGuru Maharaj Ji, has wadded into the controversy surrounding the Muslim- Muslim ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The celebrated religious leader slammed those criticising the choice of Senator Kashim Shettima as the vice-presidential candidate of the party in next year’s election.
According to him, they placed religion above human capacity, Vanguard Newspaper reports.
He made this known while speaking at the Alarere residence of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, shortly after paying homage to the monarch, as part of the sect’s 42nd anniversary activities, Maharaj Ji said:
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“The issue of religion, for now, is outside of what is at stake. The concern should be what an individual in the office is capable of doing.
“Religion has not helped this country in any form and if anybody disagrees with me, such a person should point at what religion has done for us in terms of development.
“Or, are we saying Nigerians are not religious enough? What is important is what a particular person can do, for now, what we need is performance.
“What we need under the coming dispensation is a leader that would ensure that our various institutions work accordingly.”
2023: Group unveils first political summit for APC, PDP, others, gives crucial reasons
Meanwhile, a group under the aegis of Credible Alliance for Better Nigeria (CABN), has launched the first-ever political summit for Nigerians and political parties ahead of the 2023 general election.
The national coordinator of CABN, Dr. Ahmed Badanga confirmed this development through a statement sent to Legit.ng on Monday, July 25.
According to the leadership of the group, the upcoming Summit of Political Parties in Nigeria is scheduled to hold in September 2022, in Abuja, Nigeria with the Theme: "extracting a new set of Commitment & Agenda for a better prosperous Nigeria in the face of daunting challenges Road to 2023."
Atiku is a pathological liar, Tinubu says
Tinubu was reacting to Atiku's claim that he rejected Tinubu as a running mate in 2007 to avoid a Muslim-Muslim ticket.
The APC presidential candidate said Atiku's claim was false, adding that the PDP flag bearer offered him the vice presidential ticket.