Politicians weaponising religion – Baba-Ahmed

Hakeem Baba Ahmed, the national director of publicity of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has accused politicians of weaponizing religion for political gain.

He made the statement during his appearance on Channels television. Baba-Ahmed alleged politicians had manipulated religion in the bid to deceive their followers.

“Politicians have poisoned faith. They took it made it a political capital. And they are fooling everybody. The earlier we open our eyes, the better. They are destroying the political process by bring faith into it. They are deceiving people into thinking that they represent a class, which is not true,” Baba-Ahmed stated.

Baba-Ahmed equally urged President Bola Tinubu not to interfere in the selection of a senate president. According to him, the Northwest region contributed the largest vote to the presidents reelection and should be allowed to fill the position.

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