The controversy about Dr Isa Aliyu Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy’s alleged link with terrorist groups has been heated again with a trending audio tape.
Naija News reports that an audio tape recently leaked by the Peoples Gazette have Pantami condemning attack and killing of Boko Haram members who according to him have committed less crimes than the Niger Delta militants.
Pantami who spoke in Hausa while addressing a group of Muslims in one of his past teachings, said the blood of a pig is far better to the blood of those killing Boko Haram terrorists whom he described as his Muslim brothers.
The Muhammadu Buhari is minister in the audio tape urged politicians, security agency leaders in the Muslim fold and scholars work towards avenging the death of their fellow brothers who according to him were killed extra judicially.
Listen to the audio tape below:
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Naija News understands that Pantami’s two years in office as communication minister have been under critical examination revelations about his alleged his link with terror groups.
Though Pantami had described as false some of the allegations, what started as an unverified report about being on the United States watchlist over alleged ties with terror groups, however, snowballed into heightened calls for the minister’s removal from office.