Terrorists Are Mocking Emefiele, They Have Surplus New Naira Notes – Sheikh Gumi Reveals

Date: 05-02-2023 12:19 pm (1 month ago) | Author: kacy lee
- at 5-02-2023 12:19 PM (1 month ago)

Controversial Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said that the plan by the Central Bank of Nigeria to curb kidnapping in the country through the redesign of the N200, N500, and N1,000 notes is not effective as terrorists already have access to the new notes.

Gumi noted that the terrorists were “people who have grievances and also like to improve their image” adding that citing terrorism as the reason for naira redesign would not bring any results.

Speaking in an interview with PUNCH on Saturday, the cleric said the terrorists had mocked Emefiele by the viral video of them displaying the new notes.

He said, “I was one of the people that said it (the CBN initial deadline) was not feasible and I envisaged that it was going to be removed. The government has programmes but in executing the programmes, it is very clumsy; it’s not well thought out. I heard an economist saying that when you have three great events in the same year using the same resources, one has to give way. You cannot over-task your donkey, else, it will collapse.

“An upheaval would have come (if CBN didn’t extend the deadline). Look at how popular Buhari was in Kano and suddenly, people in Kano were turning against him. It is really sad to see that. In Sudan, a mere increase in the price of bread caused the fall of the government because the people depend on it. There is despair among people; they will turn against you, so you don’t take people for granted.

Speaking on the video of terrorists displaying the new notes, he said “These (terrorists) are people who have grievances and also like to improve their image. The CBN governor mentioned that the reason for changing the notes was to deprive terrorists (of money). They (terrorists) hear him and say, “Here is your money with us”. They can catch (kidnap) people and collect new ones (naira notes) and even demand something else like foreign currency. So, citing terrorism as the reason for this draconian rule in a democratic nation is negative; it will not bring any good results. It (the display of new notes by the terrorist) is a show of mockery.

“First, those in the almajiri system are not involved in criminality, banditry, or Boko Haram because they (pupils) are already under the tutelage of a leader they respect, though they can be engaged in other forms of crime like thuggery. So, no child should be left behind in Nigeria. Every government should make sure education is well-taken care of.

“The economy is very important. The person (new President) should improve the economy. Once the economy is improved, a lot of these problems will go down naturally. Another thing is employment. Job creation is a very important programme any government should embrace. Security should be improved too. There is a lot of corruption in our security (agencies) which should be flushed out. They know how to bring out the moles. They just need to be proactive.”

Posted: at 5-02-2023 12:19 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- Jiiitk4 at 5-02-2023 01:40 PM (1 month ago)
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It's like the Northerners are not in any way bothered by the murderous activities of these animals
Posted: at 5-02-2023 01:40 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
- SweetDaddy1 at 5-02-2023 04:02 PM (1 month ago)
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Terrorists are not mocking Emefiele, they are mocking their sponsors in the federal government and Gumi is one of them.
Posted: at 5-02-2023 04:02 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
- maizaxx at 5-02-2023 04:33 PM (1 month ago)
I wonder how this man is still left to roam the streets with all this nonsense he is doing?
Posted: at 5-02-2023 04:33 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
- Allsense at 5-02-2023 06:27 PM (1 month ago)
Are you trying to use economy and employment as a cover up for your track? This man has a lot in his stomach and am sure if the necessary officials are given a go ahead to arrest this man he will spill a lot cos he's even scared rather than look brave. But he has backups and that's d ghost rulers of NG
Posted: at 5-02-2023 06:27 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
- gogoman at 5-02-2023 11:55 PM (1 month ago)
Gumi..........omo nla.... untouchable, live wire touch am u die
Posted: at 5-02-2023 11:55 PM (1 month ago) | Grande Master


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