Shettima unveiling: Anglican Church blasts APC, Tinubu over Muslim-Muslim ticket
- Most Nigerians are of the belief that the insecurity bothering on the peace of citizens in the country, is a political affair
- In fact, to confirm the above assertion, the Anglican church has called out the leadership of the ruling APC, urging it not to jeopardise the peace of Nigeria for the selfish political gains
- Meanwhile, the Christian body made this call while reacting to the recent wave of attacks in the country, especially in government schools and religious institutions
On Wednesday, July 28, the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, knocked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for flying a Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.
According to the Christian body, it was irresponsible of the ruling party to take Its political survival over the stability and peace of Nigeria.
The Anglican Bishop of Kubwa Diocese, Rev. Dr. Duke Akamisoko, made this disclosure in a chat with journalists during the 2022 Pre-Synod briefing of the Church in Abuja, Vanguard reports.
Church blasts APC over the same-faith ticket
He described the party’s same-faith ticket as totally unacceptable to the Anglican Communion and an abuse of our collective sensitivity as a nation.”
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“Muslim-Muslim Ticket at a time like this is a demonstration of insensitivity to the plurality of religion; the polarized nature of Nigeria; the plight of Christians in Nigeria and the feelings of Christians in Northern Nigeria etc.
“In fact, it is a direct Insult on the entire Christendom. APC has made a choice; it is left for Christians in Nigeria to also make their choice.”
He also expressed concern on other burning issues of national interest such as the lingering industrial action by university lecturers, insecurity, anti-graft war and the 2023 general elections among others.
Controversy as Tinubu’s important document leaks online
In another contrasting development, the campaign organisation of Bola Ahmed Tinubu has denied claims that the document leaked on social media is the real manifesto of the APC stalwart.
According to some of the leadership of the campaign group, the document was just a mere draft from friends.
It was gathered that the leaked document is the same as the one that surfaced on social media some few weeks back.
ISWAP threatens to abduct Buhari, El-Rufai in new viral video
Meanwhile, few weeks after an advanced convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari was attacked in Katsina state, ISWAP have threatened to abduct Nigeria’s number one citizen.
In a new video released by the terrorists, they threatened to abduct and kill Buhari and Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state.
The terrorists also boasted that they would destroy the country, kill the remaining passengers in their custody and sell out the others.