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Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Schooling has condemned calls in search of sympathy and love for bandits.
Recall that widespread Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, had talked about that bandits are peaceable folks and victims of circumstances who had been compelled into criminality.
The Islamic trainer had known as for a extra lenient method to the bandits, including that attacking them brings out the ‘monster’ in them.
However Ezekwesili, reacting, described the requires Nigerians to indicate like to bandits as an insult to the sensibilities of Nigerians.
On her Twitter web page, the previous minister wrote: “ One thing is noxiously off round right here.
“What’s with all this ratcheting up of choruses asking traumatized residents to “present love and sing Kumbaya” for rebranded terrorists now known as ‘bandits’ by their sympathizers?
“Please cease insulting our sensibilities. Please cease it!
Lately, Banditry has been on the rampage in states like Niger, Katsina and a few components of the North.
Recall that about 41 individuals together with college students and employees of Authorities Science School, GSC, in Kagara had been not too long ago kidnapped by bandits.
A number of different harmless residents have been butchered, maimed and killed in assaults on villages by the armed bandits, whom Sheikh Gumi intercedes for.
Sheik Gumi: Sympathy for bandits, insult on our sensibilities – Oby Ezekwesili

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