Some freethinkers and traditionalists, below the auspices of Dean of Unfastened-Thinkers and African Custom Practitioners have warned the UK’s Parliament over alleged makes an attempt to instigate Christians in opposition to minority religions in Nigeria.
The crowd in a commentary signed via Osunbor Osunbor and Adebayo Adeyemi, its President and Secretary-Common respectively, on Monday, mentioned allegations of genocide in opposition to Christians is fake, able to sparking an ethno-religious disaster within the nation.
A contemporary document via All-Birthday celebration Parliamentary Workforce on ‘Freedom of Faith and Trust, Nigeria: Unfolding Genocide?’, had alleged devout colouration in Boko Haram, banditry and different violent assaults around the nation.
Alternatively, the Dean of Unfastened-Thinkers and African Custom Practitioners mentioned such unfounded claims is able to inciting Christians in opposition to smaller teams.
“The implication of permitting such mischief to thrive is that now not best would Nigeria be engulfed in a sectarian disaster of not possible percentage, it could additionally depart that vital phase of Nigerian adherents of different sorts of devout ideals and practices on the mercy of the Christian other people who may really feel aggrieved and in consequence perform reprisal assaults on blameless other people,” the commentary mentioned.
“We in consequence need to state that there is not any iota of reality within the submission via some individuals of the United Kingdom Parliament and their cohorts in outlawed teams such because the IPOB whose base is in the United Kingdom. It’s certainly the handiwork of unscrupulous parts inside of and out of doors the shores of Nigeria which can be hell-bent on seeing to the disintegration of Nigeria.
“We need to be aware that there’s nowhere within the nation the place Christians are centered and killed via any workforce or affiliation as everyone knows that the actions of terrorist and militant teams have certainly affected all Nigerians without reference to their devout or ethnic affiliations.
“As individuals of minority devout teams, we’re certainly involved therefore the want to name for warning on the chance of Nigerians mistaking the mischievous allegations for actual. It in consequence behoves on all Nigerians from other devout faiths to upward push to the instance and condemn this incorrect information this is swiftly gaining grounds around the nation.
“That is certainly a vital length in Nigeria with the actions of politically minded characters hiding below duvet of faith and ethnicity to perpetrate evil in opposition to the rustic for no justifiable explanation why rather then gratifying the mandate in their overseas sponsors and paymasters that want for Nigeria to erupt in flames”.
The Dean of Unfastened-Thinkers and African Custom Practitioners, alternatively, referred to as on Nigerians from the more than a few devout faiths to rebuke this incorrect information supposed to puncture the harmony of the rustic.
It additionally advised Nigerians to be vigilant and now not fall prey to the antics of those destabilization brokers which have been ferocious in instigating Nigerians in opposition to one every other.
The commentary added, “The Dean of Unfastened-Thinkers and African Custom practitioners additionally calls at the executive to do all essential against countering this incorrect information, making the rounds as a question of urgency and nationwide worry.
“We additionally price the more than a few safety companies to be at the alert via making sure that the ones which can be in the back of this unhealthy process are known and made to stand the total wrath of the regulation as Nigeria can not manage to pay for to come across any type of sectarian disaster within the vital level of our life as a other people and as a rustic.
“We also are calling on all devout leaders within the nation to start out the method of disabusing the minds in their adherents to needless to say no devout workforce is concentrated for genocidal assaults in Nigeria, and in addition to inspire their fans to be law-abiding and now not take regulations into their fingers.”