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Fani-Kayode Warns Shiites After Burning Of US, Israel Flags

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Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has warned that the Islamic Movement (INM), also known as Shiites, risk losing friends and making enemies.

Naija News had reported that Shiites, during a protest on Friday, in Abuja, burnt flags of the United States and Israel.

Reacting in a post on Twitter on Saturday, the chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expressed disgust over the burning of the flags.

Fani-Kayode wrote: “I have sympathy and respect for the Shia Muslims of Nigeria. I have often written about how they have been butchered, marginalised and persecuted by Buhari.

“However when I saw them burning American and Israeli flags during their protest yesterday I was bewildered and disgusted.

“To the Shia Muslims of Nigeria, I say this: your enemies are the Salafists, the Wahhabists, the jihadists, the Islamic fundamentalists, the Islamists, the genocidal maniacs and the terrorists that support and defend Buhari and NOT the Jews, the Americans or the Christians. 

“I cannot defend ANY group that hates the blessed nation of Israel or that seeks to destroy America, the land of the free and the home of the brave.

“The Shia Muslims would do well to channel their aggression in the right direction otherwise they will lose friends and make enemies.”