El-Zakzaky: Apostle Suleman advises Buhari, laments killings

by on July 25, 2019

Apostle Johnson Suleman, the Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministeries, on Thursday urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to dialogue with members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ite.

Suleman observed that it was wrong to apply force on a group of people who are emotional over a cause.

Reacting to the clashes between the police and IMN members, the clergyman said use of force against those pushing for a cause would lead to casualties, hence the need for dialogue.

Several persons were injured while many vehicles belonging to the agency were set ablaze in the bloody attack.

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However, Suleman insisted on government engaging the group in a dialogue.

In a series of tweets, Suleman also lamented the spate of killings and high-level of insecurity across the country.

“In as much as I strongly condemn the activities of Shiites members, I equally advise the fed govt to dialogue with them. When people are emotional over a cause, you don’t go forceful on them.there will be casualties on both sides. Dialogue now, please.

“The level of killings/insecurity in Nigeria is worrisome. No one can deny it’s a reality. its audible to the deaf and visible to the blind, anything doable to curb blood flow is welcome. Dialogue now please,” Suleman tweeted.

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