- Kaduna-based Islamic scholar Sheikh Abubakar Gumi has asked Nigerians to ensure they register for their PVCs to change Nigeria’s narrative in 2023
- The cleric then appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission to expand the exercise to benefit rural and internally displaced people
< li>Gumi called Monday 20 June through his verified Facebook page and said that if he or she does not vote, no one should complain about poor governance.
Kaduna State – Kaduna Islamic scholar Sheikh Abubakar Gumi has urged Nigerians to register for their permanent voter ID to change Nigeria’s narrative in the 2023 elections.
Gumi called out on Monday, June 10 stating no one is complaining about bad governance ren should if he or she does not vote in the 2023 election.
The leadership reports that Gumi th calling on his verified Facebook page after re-registering for his lost voter ID .
Gumi calls for PVC registration extension
The cleric also called on the National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend voter registration in favor of people in rural areas and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
In his message, Gumi stated that no Nigerian should be disenfranchised.
“Alhamdulillahi, I just met re-registered for my lost voter card.
“I sincerely hope that in ten days INEC will reconsider expanding registration to cover rural areas and displaced people in particular. No legitimate Nigerian should be disenfranchised to the greatest possible extent.
“Your vote is your power to change the situation. If you refuse to vote, don’t complain to anyone anymore. May Allah protect us all. Amin.”
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The cleric urged the government to adopt the same type of Treatment extend Niger Delta militants to pastoralists and disadvantaged groups across the country.
According to Gumi, these disadvantaged groups are disrupting Nigeria’s agricultural system, which is the main backbone of the country’s economy.
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Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has asked the federal government to pay ransom for the freedom of the 62 kidnapped passengers of the Abuja-Kaduna train.
According to Gumi, the kidnappers should be given what they want, and then the government can deal with them.
The renowned scholar gave this advice, responding to the vast sums of money available to politicians in their quest for presidency – and nomination forms ahead of the 2023 election.