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Buhari responds allegations that he wants to Impose Islam on Nigeria

Muhammadu BuhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari

President has responded to reports flying around the he wants to impose Islam on Nigeria.

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President, said, in a statement made available to Okay Nigeria, that allegations of Islamization linked to is wicked, deceptive and ungodly.

The statement reads, “It has come to the notice of President Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of the forthcoming elections, that some unscrupulous Nigerians are again falsely and wickedly claiming that the administration has an agenda to impose Islam on Nigeria.”

“The objective is clearly to stoke up religious division for political gains. Some of these same persons made these devious and fabricated claims ahead of the 2015 election. They failed woefully.”

“The President strongly affirms the oath he took before the Nigerian people to faithfully defend the Constitution of Nigeria. That Constitution guarantees freedom of worship for every Nigerian. It is this guarantee that enables all Nigerians to practise their faiths or religion without hindrance.”

“President Buhari further affirms his commitment to freedom of religion and worship for all Nigerians, and that under no circumstance will any religion or faith be imposed on any Nigerian.”

“It is dangerous, deceptive and ungodly to play politics with religion.”

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Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay.ng

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