The Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Tuesday known as on the Nigerian Military to take decisive motion towards controversial Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi over his current remarks on Christian troopers killing bandits.
HURIWA urged the management of the Nigeria Military to arrest and prosecute Gumi over his interplay with bandits.
The advocacy group requested the Nigerian Military to not decrease the bar and by no means to go for double requirements by issuing a “timid and ridiculous” warning to Gumi whose current fraternity with terrorists quantities to treason.
Recall that the hierarchy of the Nigerian Military had cautioned Gumi and different “opinion retailers” in Nigeria towards their utterances and to not drag it into disrepute.
The Military had mentioned that it doesn’t deploy troops alongside non secular or ethnic traces, opposite to Gumi’s statements to bandits that it was Christian troopers killing them.
Nonetheless, the rights group mentioned the failure of the Military to “act decisively to guard the integrity of each navy establishments and the warfare on terror from the persistent treasonous actions and spoken phrases of Sheikh Gumi, reveals that in Nigeria the legislation is a respecter of sure individuals due to their faith and ethnicity.”
A press release by HURIWA’s Nationwide Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, reads partly: “Taking sensible and law-based motion towards Sheikh GUMI is the one method the Nigerian Military can exhibit what it has at all times been recognized for as knowledgeable establishment whose management has at all times been acknowledged as constitutional purists.
Bandits: Arrest, prosecute Sheikh Gumi – HURIWA to Nigerian Military