Controversial Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has expressed pity over the next president of Nigeria.
Gumi said Nigeria’s next president would meet a lot of mess upon assumption of office.
He said the next president need to act quickly and carefully upon assumption of office.
Gumi disclosed this, in an article entitled, “Let us Pity the next President.”
The Islamic scholar observed that Nigeria’s economy needs a true nationalist to fix it.
Gumi likened the situation in Nigeria to a person suffering from leprosy, diabetes, and HIV/AIDs.
The article reads partly: “The next president is going to meet a great mess. In a metaphorical sense, the nation is suffering from three main disabling diseases. They are leprosy, diabetes, and HIV/AIDs; all in one body.
“The presidency, which represents the brain, is not getting the true picture of the grassroots suffering and the excruciating poverty breaking the masses because the feedback system is attacked by corruption, wickedness, and immorality.”
He said Nigeria’s next president must be careful with dishonest religious leaders.
“The president has to be careful of the dishonest clergy,” he added.
Zelensky Warns Of Nuclear Disaster In Russia-Ukraine War
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has warned of another nuclear disaster similar to that of Chernobyl in 1986.
On Thursday, Zelensky called Russia a “terrorist state” that is holding the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant hostage.
At Ukraine donor conference in Copenhagen, the leader said Russia is more dangerous than the Soviet Union which tried to hide the Chernobyl tragedy.
“No one needs new disasters. We must protect Europe from this threat”, Zelensky said.
The Ukrainian head reminded the world that Zaporizhzhya is not only the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, but also the third largest on earth.
Zelensdly said the response to Russia must be comprehensive, adding that his country needs the maximum amount of weapons and ammunition.
The conference was organized to deliberate on long-term support for military hardware and mine clearing.
A number of representatives from more than 20 countries, including several defence ministers, attended.
Denmark promised it would support Ukraine with a further €110 million for weapons, equipment and training.
Sierra Leone: 30 Policemen, Civilians Killed In protest Over High Cost Of Living
The protest in Sierra Leone over the high cost of living has claimed the lives of dozens of people.
The deceased include eight police officers and more than 21 civilians who took part in anti-government marches.
Thousands stormed the streets of the capital Freetown on Wednesday, protesting inflation and the harsh economic condition.
The government has declared a nationwide curfew in a bid to stop the massive protest from spreading.
Vice President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh made the announcement on a television broadcast.
Jalloh said it was high time the country returned to normalcy, adding that the authorities would no longer tolerate violence.
The military and the police have been drafted to strategic locations to forestall further demonstrations.
President Julius Maada Bio, who has been asked to leave power, said his administration has a responsibility to protect every citizen.
“What happened was unfortunate and will be fully investigated. I urge all Sierra Leoneans to be calm”, he tweeted.
Mastermind Of February Cell Break In Rivers Re-arrested
Operatives of Rivers State Command have re-arrested one Robinson Michael, who is alleged to have masterminded the cell break in Okirika Police Division in February, 2022.
The cell break led to the escape of Micheal and many others, 3 of which were high profile criminals.
Michael, who allegedly defiled an underaged girl escaped from the custody of Okirika Police Division 24 hours to the day he was to be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
DAILY POST gathered that the suspect has now been transferred to State CID for proper investigation and possibly prosecution.
The Public Relations officer of Rivers State Police command, SP, Grace Iringe Koko has also confirmed the rearrest of the suspect.
The police spokesperson said the arrest was made possible through the effort of Commissioner of Police, CP Friday Eboka.
News of his escape from custody broke after a complainant, Hezekiah Theophilus had raised alarm in February that a suspect in a defilement case he had reported to the Okirika Police Division had escaped alongside other suspected criminals.
The development attracted widespread condemnation from many quarters and the Commissioner of Police immediately ordered a thorough investigation into the incident.
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