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Youths Blasts MURIC, Says “Rivers State Can’t Be Islamized Under Our Watch”

Rivers youths are equal to the task to contend and confront any calculated or premeditated attempt to islamize Rivers State by any means.

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Rivers state youth has reacted to statement credited to leadership of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC).

The Muslim group attacked the state governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike to had declared Rivers State a Christian state.

In a press statement signed and forwarded to Newsmen by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, the organisation described the governor’s statement as audacious, unguarded and reckless.

Wike had during a crusade organized by the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Church in Port Harcourt, River State capital a few days ago declared Rivers a Christain State.

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Reacting to MURIC statement, Rivers youth through their secretary, Dormene Mbea, said “Members of the Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) are cowards and fools to have insulted the Governor of Rivers State, Chief. Barr. Nyesom Wike.

“Rivers youths will resist any attempt to insult or disrespect our beloved governor intentionally or willfully. Rivers youths are equal to the task to contend and confront any calculated or premeditated attempt to islamize Rivers State by any means.

“Governor Nyesom Wike who is holding Rivers mandates owes no one any apologies, for declaring Rivers State as a Christian State in Nigeria. Rivers State will continue to be a Christian State, till Jesus Christ come.

“I believe that so called organizations is led by cowards that are seeking for cheap political relevance. Why have they not criticize the following 9 Northern States for instituting Sharia in their States.
* Zamfara State
* Kano State
* Sokoto State
* Katsina State
* Bauchi State
* Borno State
* Jigawa State
* Kebbi State
* Yobe State.

“I am warning members of the Muslim Rights Concern group to cease from making reckless comments against our governor. I am equally calling on Mr. President and all Islamic leaders to warn members of Muslim Rights Concern, to stop the insults and disrespectful Statements against the governor of Rivers State.

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