Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has tasked Nigerians to not vote for a novice however skilled politician to guide Nigeria in 2023, whilst he rated the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress, Individuals’s Democratic Social gathering and labour Social gathering.
Responding to questions from journalists in Kaduna on Monday, on the forthcoming normal elections and the state of the nation, the Islamic scholar stated social injustice and poverty had been liable for insecurity within the nation, including that nearly each family feels pains of socio-economic hardship within the nation.
He nevertheless, suggested that Nigerians ought to get rid of ethno-religious politics on this twenty first century, and are available collectively as one united folks for the progress of the nation.
Talking on the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, who had contested for the presidency a number of occasions, Gumi stated, “there was nothing unsuitable for politicians to contest election a number of occasions looking for for victory. Nigeria wants an skilled politician. We don’t want a novice to be President. The scenario in Nigeria right this moment wants an skilled politician to resolve it”.
Commenting on the APC candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who stated it’s his flip to be President, Gumi stated, “there isn’t any have to say it’s my flip. Don’t say it’s my flip as a result of if folks such as you they’ll vote for you. He is an efficient administrator, he can do it. The Muslim-Muslim ticket is pointless. Everyone knows that each one these politicians are on the lookout for votes. The Muslim-Muslim ticket is (wayo) a ploy, it’s not faith. Whether or not it should work or not, I don’t need to prophesize, however there are numerous hurdles. The truth is, all of the political events have hurdles. Muslim-Muslim ticket goes to be a laboratory take a look at for others to emulate or not”.
The Islamic cleric’s take the LP candidate, Peter Obi is that, “youths following him are divided just like the adults. He wants to succeed in out to different segments of Nigerians. Counting on youths shouldn’t be sufficient. He needs to be in every single place, and never leaving politics to 1 area”.
Sheikh Gumi warned that if an inexperienced politician is voted into energy, he’ll discover it tough to assemble the very best brains inside a short while framework to set the nation working progressively.
He famous that it took President Muhammadu Buhari over six months to nominate ministers and authorities officers as a result of he (Buhari) was an inexperienced politician.
“Nigeria is now within the twenty first century, individuals are extra educated now. What Nigeria wants now are folks with competency. We shouldn’t be speaking about North as a result of North is now not monolithic, we shouldn’t be speaking about Southwest as a result of no explicit individual is in management, we shouldn’t be speaking about South East, have a look at how Senator Ifeanyi Uba was attacked by his personal folks. Let’s speak about Nigeria as one united folks. No one controls anyone within the nation. So let’s transfer ahead. Have a look at America, no person is speaking about energy rotation. Let’s develop a democracy that we are able to maintain,” he stated.