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No plan to 'Fulanize, Islamize' Nigeria- Hassan Ardo

●blames ex President Obasanjo

The Nigerian envoy to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Alh Hassan Ardo has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of been the architect of Islamization and fulanization of Nigeria.

Taraba Truth and Fact reavel that the that all the foundation for a possible Islamization of the country as alleged by the former president were laid during his time as the president and it was preposterous that he has come out to accuse someone else if the same foundation he laid.

Ardo was reacting to recent comments made by former president Obasanjo that president Muhammadu Buhari was out with a fulanization and Islamization agenda.

The envoy noted that it was during Obasanjo's time as the president that Nigeria joined the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) and also during his time that some states in the country started implementing the Sharia law and allowed it.

"I read the statements by former president Olusegun Obasanjo to the effect that President Muhammadu Buhari has a fulanization and Islamization agenda and I laughed. Have we forgotten so soon that it was during his time as the president of this country that we joined the OIC? Was it not during his time as the president that some states such as Zamfara and others started implementing Sharia laws?  So if he is talking about Islamization and fulanization, then he is the founding father. He laid the foundation for it a and so he does not have the moral standing to accuse someone else of it.

"The truth is that,  Obasanjo will forever remain an elder statesman who has ruled this country longer than anyone else and has earned global respect and recognition. As such, one would expect him to be careful with his  utterances.

" The polity is clearly over heated and one would expect the former president to be among those that would be championing moves to calm the troubled waters rather fanning the ambers of apprehension and discord" Ardo said.

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