Northern Christians on Friday rejected the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that produced Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettima because the Presidential candidate and operating mate, respectively, for the 2023 presidential election.
The Christian leaders arrived on the choice throughout the APC Northern Christians Chief Summit together with Christians from the north held on Friday on the Nicon Luxurious Lodge, Abuja.
The Christian leaders described the Muslim-Muslim ticket as a plan to “economically and politically marginalise Northern Christians.”
The Christian leaders said that no Christian would vote for Bola Tinubu and Shettima in subsequent 12 months’s election.
Talking because the Chairman of the occasion, former Secretary to the federal government of the federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, mentioned that the Muslim-Muslim ticket was an extension of the exclusion of Christians from the scheme of issues within the nation.
He warned that such a ticket would disrupt the peace and social growth of the nation
In line with the previous SGF, the Muslim-Muslim ticket stays a part of the underground plot to Islamise the nation.
Babachir, who gave an in depth reference to the marginalization of Christians within the APC NWC, Federal govt council (FEC), and state and federal-owned establishments of learnings within the nation, charged Christians in not solely the north however your entire nation to not be deceived by the APC management on the Muslim-Muslim ticket.
Additionally talking, a former Speaker Federal Home of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, described as “hogwash” the argument that the selection of Shettima was primarily based on consideration of competence moderately than his spiritual leanings.
The previous lawmaker mentioned however his love for Tinubu, the argument that Christian votes wouldn’t rely as that of the Muslims lacks any logical foundation.