I’ll go to Aso Rock if my child is kidnapped – Sheikh Gumi

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Sheik Gumi

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says he will pay the president a visit in Aso Rock if his child is kidnapped.

The controversial Gumi stated this in an interview with BBC Pidgin on Friday, two days after calling on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pay the N100 million demanded by the abductors of the Greenfield University, Kaduna students.

Doubling down on his call, the cleric said the reality was that the money should be paid to save the lives of the abducted students.

“Life versus material; that is how you will look at it. It is the absolute responsibility of the government to protect lives. Now we have lives or N100 million at stake and these lives of 17 innocent young children,” he said.

“I can’t imagine if my child is there. I can never keep quiet. I will go and knock on Aso Rock, if my child is there. They are my children too.

“What is N100 million? So, what I’m saying is, free these children then the field is open for you to whatever action you have. It is between bandits and N100 million. I do not want the struggle between bandits and lives.

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“This is just simple logic. It does not require any rocket science. How can you play with lives? You can play with your money, but you can’t play with peoples’ lives. They just went there to study,” Gumi said.

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