Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari Taunts Pantami, Posts Video Showing Terror-linked Minister ‘Crying’

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has taunted the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami.

Aisha in an Instagram submit on Sunday shared a video exhibiting Pantami, an Islamic cleric shedding tears throughout one in every of his sermons.

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“A chire tsoro a yi abinda ya dace (Be courageous to do the right thing), ” the First Lady captioned the video in Hausa.

In the video, Pantami burst into tears after his reciter learn a verse of the Holy Quran.

“That is the Garden we shall give as their own to those of Our servants who were devout,” learn the reciter from Surah Maryam, Verse 63.

In response, Pantami sobbed, “O Allah! Make me one of them. O Allah! Make me one of them!”

Pantami’s previous name to Jihad and unalloyed assist for murderous teams just like the Taliban and Al-Qaeda painting him as a dyed-in-the-wool Islamic fundamentalist. 

Yet, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed him as communications minister to regulate the nation’s huge information and phone infrastructure and different delicate particulars of nationwide intelligence.

 

“This jihad is an obligation for every single believer, especially in Nigeria,’’ Pantami was quoted as saying in one of his vicious preaching in the 2000s.

“Oh God, give victory to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda,” he was quoted to have additionally mentioned.

In different audio clips that surfaced on-line, Pantami was additionally heard as sympathetic to Boko Haram members when delivering sermons at a number of worship centres within the 2000s.

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However, Pantami claimed he had renounced his radical feedback and mentioned his views had modified over time. He mentioned he had up to now 15 years been traversing the nation to evangelise in opposition to terrorism.

Despite the Minister’s declare, most Nigerians mentioned the minister must have resigned as a consequence of public backlash and be investigated by the authorities. Should he fail to resign, some commentators mentioned he must be sacked by the President.

But the Presidency, exhibiting assist for Pantami, dismissed the potential for sacking the controversial Minister as a result of he had allegedly apologised for his radical views.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in an announcement additionally berated Nigerians for being too harsh on the Pantami and different Buhari’s appointees.

“The views were absolutely unacceptable then, and would be equally unacceptable today, were he to repeat them. But he will not repeat them – for he has publicly and permanently condemned his earlier utterances as wrong,” Shehu had mentioned.

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