Tinubu/ Shettima Ticket : Dont Be Sway By CAN’s Spiritual  Banditry – MURIC tells Nigerians 


The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has flayed an alleged acidic attack by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over the choice of the former governor  of Borno State,Senator Kassim Shettima as runningmate to the APC Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT).

The Islamic human rights organisation accused the Christian body of unnecessarily heating up the polity with its comment on Tinubu’s choice of former Borno State Governor, Senator Kashim Shettima as running mate.

MURIC’s  in a statement issued on Tuesday made available  to its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola urged Nigerians should not allow themselves to be deceived by CAN’s spiritual banditry. We warn CAN to leave Tinubu alone.

The group said the CAN would never be satisfied with a Muslim as president of Nigeria.

According to the group, a Muslim becoming a President of Nigeria will not suit CAN’s agenda of Nigeria for Christ

“Tinubu is under CAN’s hammer for picking a Muslim, Senator Kashim Shettima, as his vice-presidential candidate and Rev. John Hayab of Kaduna State chapter of the organization is the axe man for CAN,” MURIC said.

“CAN is simply hungry for power. We know CAN. The group has been canvassing for a Christian running mate not for the benefit of Nigerians but for parochial ends.

“The idea is to milk the Christian vice presidential candidate if his party wins in the end by claiming that the Christian umbrella body fought for him. It is for political influence, for contracts and for power. We advise CAN to form its own political party.

“It is not written in the constitution that a candidate must not pick a running mate from his own religious group.” the statement said.

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