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Buhari’s Visit to Born Prompted the Latest Attacks and Killing of Innocent Civilians in Maiduguri – Femi Adesina.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Maiduguri, Borno, prompted the Boko Haram attack that murdered numerous innocent residents, says Femi Adesina, a presidential media aide.
According to Adesina, the Islamic extremists attacked Maiduguri International Airport last week in order to deter President Buhari from visiting Borno on a state visit.
“It was a sort of scaremongering,” the media aide claimed. “They wanted to frighten the president away. But they have forgotten that this president is a retired general.”
Adesina, who spoke on Channels TV on Sunday night, further noted that the terrorists attacked the airport to force the Buhari to cancel his visit.
“They’ve forgotten that he is a man who can stand on his own. They thought they could succeed in getting the president to cancel that visit.
16 Christian orphans held in Kano, forcibly converted to Muslims by the State Government — Rights group alleges
The US Nigeria Law Group (USNLG) has accused the Kano State Government of illegally abducting and islamising 16 Christian children.
The Washington-based group in a statement signed by its Principal Partner, Barrister Emmanuel Ogebe, and made available to News Express on Monday, urged Kano State Government to release the children, who, it said, would be spending two and three years in the custody of the Kano government, respectively.
The group alleged that Kano State under Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has constituted itself into the most religiously intolerant, aggressive and malicious state in Nigeria.
Giving graphic details of the alleged illegal abduction of the 16 orphans from a Christian Orphanage, UNSLG stated:
“Over a dozen children unjustly taken away from two Christian mission orphanages in Kaduna and Kano spent yet another Christmas in a Muslim orphanage in Kano.
“In a Christmas day raid, 19 children were first seized from the Kano branch of Du Merci orphanage and taken to Nassarawa Orphanage Kano on 25th December, 2019. Some of the children have remained in Kano State’s custody for two years now and marked their third Christmas in captivity…FINISH READING HERE
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