All Progressives Congress (APC)on Monday, took robust exception to what it known as the ploy by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to painting the North as a area blinded by non secular sentiment in terms of electing Nigeria’s political leaders.
The get together was reacting to a press release credited to the Director of Strategic Communication of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Marketing campaign Council, Dele Momodu, who whereas giving causes for a doable victory of his get together’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, stated the North wouldn’t vote for a “faux Muslim”.
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The North won’t vote for a ‘faux Muslim’ within the title of a pretentious and mischievous Muslim/Muslim ticket. The rip-off is lifeless on arrival.
However reacting to the comment, the APC Director of Publicity, Bala Ibrahim, stated those that see the North from the prism of faith throughout electioneering are nothing however poor college students of historical past.
Persons are enjoying politics with actuality. Historically, the North doesn’t vote primarily based on faith or ethnicity. Recall that in 1993, the North voted massively for the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, MKO Abiola. That isn’t to say they voted for him as a result of he was a Muslim. The identical North voted massively for Dr. Goodluck Jonathan they usually didn’t vote on the idea of faith. Jonathan contested towards Atiku who’s a Muslim from the North and gained. The North doesn’t vote on the sentiment of part or faith; they vote primarily based on advantage.
The North is politically superior to have the ability to differentiate advantage from mediocrity. The APC is campaigning primarily based on points, not faith or part and our candidate, Bola Tinubu will win with a landslide.
On his half, spokesman for the APC Presidential Marketing campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, carpeted the PDP marketing campaign council for going “extraordinarily low,” stressing that the try and whip up non secular sentiments will depend towards the primary opposition get together throughout the election.
These folks have gone extraordinarily low and it reveals the extent of their desperation for energy. What they’ve performed is full heresy. All they’re making an attempt to do is to wipe up non secular sentiments to sway votes, however it isn’t going to work.
All these years that Asiwaju has been giving alms, they didn’t say he was a faux Muslim. He has given extra alms than Atiku. He carried out Hajj on a regular basis they usually didn’t see him as a faux Muslim. How can a Christian from the South say that the North won’t vote for an additional Muslim as a result of he’s not a correct Muslim? If a Muslim from the North rises at this time and says a Christian within the South shouldn’t be a correct Christian, what is going to occur? In fact, there will likely be a large condemnation of such. Nigerians have gone past this pettiness, and they’ll present that on February 25.