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Mustapha didn’t say pastors criticizing Buhari, FG will be arrested – NIREC




The Nigeria Inter-Spiritual Council (NIREC) has refuted data that Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, mentioned pastors criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari and his authorities might be arrested.

NIREC Government Secretary, Prof. Cornelius Omonokhua suggested Nigerians to shun the declare credited to Bishop Dr. Olabode Daniel.

Mustapha was accused of claiming from September, the Federal Authorities, by the police, will go after clerics utilizing their pulpit to evangelise in opposition to the Buhari administration.

Omonokhua, in a press release, defined that the SGF by no means made such a risk on the third quarter NIREC assembly.

He recalled that on the parley which befell from 25 – twenty seventh August in Abuja, Mustapha solely cautioned leaders in opposition to preaching disunity.

Omonokhua quoted the SGF as saying: “Leaders which might be fond of constructing statements that don’t in any manner convey succor and luxury to our individuals however quite additional deepening discord must be cautioned”.

The scribe mentioned there was no point out of bishops or pastors, noting that Mustapha has been supporting the spiritual council to its mission of fostering a united Nigeria.

NIREC referred to as on Nigerians to ignore “the propaganda” and work graciously in the direction of the belief of a peaceable nation.

The physique is co-chaired by Rev. Samson Ayokunle, President, Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN), and Alhaji Muhammad Sa’advert Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto and President Basic, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA).

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