Why I Have Been Meeting With Bandits In The Forest – Sheikh Ahmad Gumi Reveals

In the mid hours of today, the Guardian Nigeria reported the recent comments a well known northern Islamic Cleric; Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, made about the insecurity bedeviling Nigeria. Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, while speaking with a correspondent of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), revealed why he has been meeting with bandits in the forest.


Sheikh Ahmad Gumi said, “I have been meeting with bandits in order to try to educate them because they are not educated.”


Sheikh Ahmad Gumi asked, “where do you want the bandits to get their education and direction?” Explaining why asked this question, Sheikh Gumi said, “I am asking because they are all uneducated and the offense society has done is to leave such a large number of people without education.”



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