Why Muslim-Muslim Ticket Is a Fraud, Northern Forum Spokesman Opens Up

Why Muslim-Muslim Ticket Is a Fraud, Northern Forum Spokesman Opens Up

  • The Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba Ahmed, has made a shocking revelation about APC's Muslim Muslim ticket
  • According to NEF's spokesman, the ruling party's same-faith ticket was a fraud and politicians have poisoned the people's faith
  • While speaking on the APC’s zoning of the Senate Presidency, he said the northwest ought to produce the next Senate President as their votes brought President Bola Tinubu to power

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The national director of publicity of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba Ahmed, has revealed what exactly the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is about.

Baba Ahmed stated that the same faith ticket of the APC is a fraud, Daily Trust reported.

Northern Elders Forum, Bola Tinubu
Northern Forum spokesman says APC's Muslim-Muslim ticket is a fraud. Photo credit: Kashim Shettima
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Muslim-Muslim ticket is fraud, politicians have poisoned our faith – Northern elders

He made this known on Wednesday, June 7, during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today while commenting on APC’s zoning of the Senate Presidency.

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He said the legislators should be allowed to decide whom they want to lead them.

According to him, the North Western region should be allowed to produce the next senate president, saying their votes brought President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to power.

CAN finally reacts to El-Rufai’s comment on dominance of Islam in politics, speaks on ‘fighting’ Muslims

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Wednesday, June 7, said the immediate past governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, was only playing a game when he declared that Islam would continue to dominate politics in the entire nation.

El-Rufai was alleged to have told his audience before handing over to his successor that the Islamic dominance in Kaduna had been successfully replicated in Nigeria and that it would continue.

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The CAN chairman in Kaduna state, John Joseph Hayab, said El Rufai was on his own.

May 29 inauguration: Shettima speaks on islamisation of Nigeria

The vice president-elect, Kashim Shettima, has cleared the air on the popular notion that the incoming administration is coming to the agenda to Islamise Nigeria.

Recall that there was a lot of outrage in Nigeria over the president-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu's choice to nominate a fellow Muslim as his running mate ahead of the election.

Tinubu was critiqued and also lost some powerful allies in the build-up to the 2023 presidential election in February.

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