The Nigerian Military has warned widespread Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and different “opinion retailers”, to train restraint with their utterances.
This was contained in a press release on Monday signed by Director, Military Public Relations, Mohammed Yerima.
The Military mentioned opposite to Gumi’s statements to bandits just lately that Christian troopers have been those killing the bandits, the Military doesn’t deploy troops alongside spiritual or ethnic traces.
“Whereas the Nigerian Military wouldn’t need to be part of points with the revered Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, it’s nonetheless necessary to restate that the Nigerian Military as nationwide establishment, doesn’t deploy its troops alongside ethnic or spiritual traces.
“Subsequently, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi and different opinion retailers are please enjoined to train restraint to not drag the picture and popularity of some of the dependable nationwide establishments to disrepute,” the assertion learn partially.
A clip emerged, by which the cleric “was seen telling bandits that troopers concerned in assaults in opposition to them have been non-Muslims. Gumi additional said that they need to bear in mind that troopers are divided into Muslims and non-Muslims.”
Nigerian Military points robust warning to Sheikh Gumi over ethnic feedback