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Fani Kayode: Do we want to live in a Fulani-controlled theocratic Islamist vassal state?
“COWS and FULANIS are embedded in the pages of the new Nigerian passports for spiritual and symbolic reasons.
The former aviation minister and Peoples Democratic Party’s stalwart, Femi Fani Kayode, has rested over the disclosed inscripted Fulani herdsmen imagebonbthe new Nigeria Visa.
The Iconic Chief, reacted few hours after the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, pointed out the inscription to Nigerians.
The fiery pastor made the statement on Thursday while condemning the Ruga programme by the federal government.
In his tweets, which has been disabled by handlers reads: “That’s the new nigeria passport..it now has herdsmen inscribed in it…
“it’s shameful that a certain extraction now represents a nation with 6 geopolitical zones..everything is now very clear..
“God will frustrate every evil agenda in nigeria. Job 5v12, Eccl 8v11. (pic.twitter.com/HT3uLIDZSo)
In his part, Kayode reacted: “COWS and FULANIS are embedded in the pages of the new Nigerian passports for spiritual and symbolic reasons.
“It is for the same reason that Arabic words are embedded in the coat of arms of the Nig. Army. Do we want to live in a Fulani-controlled theocratic Islamist vassal state?”
DSS invites Uwazuruike over RUGA
Meanwhile, the Department of State Security, DSS, has invited the protagonist of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, to it’s Owerri office, for “a meeting with the State Director”.
Confirming the development to newsmen on Wednesday night, Chief Uwazuruike forwarded the text message he received from the DSS to Vanguard, to buttress his claim.
The text message read: “I’m Sampson from DSS office Imo State Headquarters Owerri. You are invited to come to DSS Headquarters Owerri tomorrow (Today) 11/07/2019 for a meeting with the State Director. Time 1200 hours. You can call this number if you need additional information pls.”
A further inquiry by Vanguard showed that the invitation may not be unconnected with the video message that has gone viral, issued by Chief Uwazuruike, calling on Ndigbo to “come together and resist the planned RUGA Settlement”.
In the video message, which was also made available to Vanguard yesterday, Chief Uwazuruike called on Ndigbo across the globe to “unite and stand against the planned RUGA Settlement”.
In the same video also, Chief Uwazuruike, who also doubles as the founder and leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, took exception to the position of the Chairman of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, for hastily responding to the threat issued by northern youngster.
He recalled with grief that the youngster issued a deadline to the President, to go ahead and implement the RUGA project within 30 days or southerners would be thrown out of the northern states.
“Chief Nnia Nwodo, being one of the biggest masquerades in Igboland, ought not be the one to reply to the threat. I am also not very happy with the position of the World Igbo Congress , especially its statement on the RUGA Settlement and the state of the nation”, Uwazuruike said.
While calling on Ndigbo worldwide, to “reject the RUGA Settlement project in its entirety”, Chief Uwazuruike also advised Igbo leaders to call for a meeting of all Igbo people, “to help organize a formidable resistance to the RUGA project in any part of Igboland”.
It was also the considered opinion of Chief Uwazuruike that “a division and not restructuring, is what Nigeria needs”, even as he revealed how late Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu advised him about his renewed struggle for Biafra, when he dtarted MASSOB in 1999.
“He cautioned me against doing anything that will force the Igboman to another civil war. I have maintained this nonviolent posture till date and I will have no cogent reason to deviate from this”, Uwazuruike said.
Some members of MASSOB, who reacted to Uwazuruike’s video message described it as “apt and frank, but not explosive and inciting ad that made by the northern group that gave the President marching order and threatened the southerners”.