Gumi Says Rec­on­cil­ing Obj, Atiku Not For Money

The Guardian (Nigeria) - - NEWS - From Ab­dul­ganiyu Alabi, Kaduna From Matthew Ogune, Abuja

KADUNA based Is­lamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Mah­mud Gumi has said his meet­ing with for­mer Pres­i­dent Oluse­gun Obasanjo and his Vice Pres­i­dent, Al­haji

Abubakar Atiku, was aimed at peace­ful co­exis- tence among Nige­ri­ans.

The Is­lamic cleric, speak­ing in an eight-minute footage on a Face­book page with his name, pointed out that his pres­ence at the meet­ing was nei­ther po­lit­i­cal nor for money. He ad­vised Nige­ri­ans to choose can­di­dates of their choice in the

JABI Com­mu­nity Youths and Lead­ers Fo­rum has called on the Na­tional As­sem­bly and Eco­nomic and Fi­nan­cial Crimes Com­mis­sion (EFCC) to in­ves­ti­gate cir­cum­stances sur­round­ing the emer­gence of a forged Tri­par­tite Le­gal Mort­gage agree­ment in a loan trans­ac­tion be­tween Whiteplains Bri­tish School and First Bank Nige­ria plc. up­com­ing 2019 gen­eral elec­tions.

He said: “The for­mer Pres­i­dent (Obasanjo) looks for­ward to rec­on­cil­ing with his vice (Al­haji Atiku) and part of the pre­req­ui­sites was hav­ing me­di­a­tors.

“In the up­com­ing gen­eral elec­tions, you should make your choice. I am

They also ap­pealed to the Nige­rian Po­lice, the In­de­pen­dent Cor­rupt Prac­tices and other re­lated of­fences Com­mis­sion (ICPC) and Cen­tral Bank of Nige­ria (CBN) to un­ravel those be­hind forgery of said bank doc­u­ments used in aid­ing the pur­ported agree­ment.

As host com­mu­nity to Whiteplains Bri­tish School, they are wor­ried and con­cerned that such a gi­gan­tic ed­i­fice hous­ing the school not say­ing this per­son or that per­son is the can­di­date you should vote. Do not come back af­ter elec­tions and say I told you to sup­port any­one. I was at the meet­ing for Fis­abillilah, (For God’s sake) and not to col­lect dol­lars,” Gumi added. is be­ing threat­ened by First Bank.

In a re­lease by Al­haji Yakubu Auta, Jabi in­di­genes said: “We have fol­lowed the is­sue with keen in­ter­est, and as the host com­mu­nity of this great citadel of learn­ing, we feel with ev­ery sense of re­spon­si­bil­ity and pa­tri­o­tism we should voice out our dis­plea­sure over the way and man­ner First bank has han­dled the is­sue.

Gov­er­nor Ifeanyi Ug­wuanyi of Enugu State ( mid­dle); his deputy, Mrs. Ce­cilia Ezeilo ( left) and Deputy Se­nate Pres­i­dent, Ike Ek­w­ere­madu, dur­ing Peo­ples Demo­cratic Party (PDP) stake­hold­ers’ meet­ing in Enugu West Sen­a­to­rial Dis­trict, yes­ter­day.

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