THE LOOSE AND UNSTATEMANLY SPEECHES OF A 'STATEMAN'
Since Boko Haram embarked on their well planned and sponsored mission of decimination of Nigerian Christians which has eventually boomerang, the way General Buhari has been talking leaves much to be desired.
For the benefit of readers, Abubukar Shekau, the Boko Haram terrorists Amir, has been very clear about their mission. Turn Nigeria into a Muslim state under the sharia the Islamic law.
At one time, he even commanded President Goodluck Jonathan to become a Muslim for Boko Haram attacks to abate.
In all his video and audio tapes including the most recent one where Shekau owned up to attacking the Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, he has made it clear that their main targets are Nigerian Christians and their Churches.
It is true that they may have killed more Muslims by chance stance by virtue of their attacks mainly in Borno State and Yobe States and probably one or two attacks in Kano and Adamawa States, but their primary target originally were Christians especially Northerners and Southerners living in the North because of the way they voted in the 2011 presidential elections.
Recently they burnt two churches in Funtua Kaduna State.
In this age of information technology, where all information is at our finger tips on YouTube, facebook, twitters, google and internet, I cannot understand why General Mohammadu Buhari has consistently made all efforts in his media speeches to distant Boko Haram from the attacks in the North and Nigeria in general.
In all his media speeches, he has always claimed that some people are trying to destabilise Northern Nigeria! In fact at one time he out rightly condemned the declaration of state of emergency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.
I mean, if there are persons who are bent on destabilising Nigeria, it is Boko Haram and their Northern sponsors and their foreign collaborators.
If General Buhari is 'mai gaskiya' as some of his northern Muslim admirers will want us to believe, he must come out plainly to acknowledge and condemn Boko Haram as the terrorists that they are who are bent on destabilising Nigeria.
Boko Haram terrorists and their Fulani herdsmen militia get encouragement from their active and passive supporters like General Buhari when they do not condemn them openly.
Northern elders must come out to condemn openly for them to takenly seriously. Anything short of that is taken as covert and overt support for Boko Haram terrorists.t
General Buhari was at Sabuwa local to commiserate with those attacked there two weeks ago, but did not go to Funtua to commiserate with those Christians whose churches and schools were burnt by irate Muslims youth just last week. General Buhari, na wah for you woh! Are the Funtua Christians at your backyard not part of your constituency? Abi you do not want their votes?
Finally the Northern Nigerian brand of Islam leaves much to be desired. Northern Nigeria Islamic preachers have turned the Holy Quran upside down.
There are no stories of Muslims youth burning Churches in Senegal, Niger Republic, Mauritania, Morocco, and Algeria or even in Chad or Libya.
It is just because some Islamic scholars who are bankrupt of Holy Quran knowledge brainwash Northern Nigeria Muslim youths who now even embark on suicide mission. These are young people who have terminated their lives forever for the children of Muslim elite to continue to live.
Written By Ndiameeh Babangida Babreek.