Recent Appointment Of Usman Baba As Police IG Exposes Buhari’s Plot To Islamise Nigeria – HURIWA




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The Human Rights Writers of Nigeria, HURIWA, has tackled Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari accusing him of Islamizing Nigeria with his appointments.

HURIWA alleged that by Buhari’s appointment of another Northern Muslim, Usman Alkali Baba as the new Inspector of Police, he has shown that he is an unrepentant nepotist and bigot.

The group also faulted Buhari for appointing Northern Muslims to head virtually all security arms of government.

The group made this statement through its National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko Thursday.

“With the recent rash of -level appointments by the President which failed to reflect the Federal Character principle as provided for by the , it is inconceivable to believe otherwise other than to conclude that President Buhari’s sole agendum is the Northernisation/Islamisation of Nigeria which will continue to breed discord, national disharmony, civil conflicts, instability and insecurity.

“The recent strange announcement of the appointment of a new Inspector of Police, Alhaji Alkali Baba rapidly railroaded to the acting position of Deputy Inspector of Police to that of an acting position of the Inspector of Police by , a Northern Muslim who has since 2015 consistently appointed only Muslim Northerners into internal security positions, the Daura-born retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari has sadly consolidated his negative ‘milestone’ as the most nepotistic president ever of Nigeria since 1960,” Onwubiko said.

The group suggested that those controlling the levels of government positions are executing the agenda of conspiracy theorists in the West who forecast that, “Nigeria will implode and collapse soon.”

HURIWA said, “Whilst the President has refused to hearken to the voice of reason and has perdured and endured in implementing Pro-Islamic and Pro-Northern Muslim agenda of scheming out other major ethnoreligious communities commanding positions in the core economic institutions and the defence, the restoration of normalcy, calm, tranquillity and stability may take a long time to be achieved beyond 2023.

“Since 2015, Muslim Northerners have dominated and controlled unconstitutionally all internal security portfolios in , Immigration, Civil Defence, Prisons, Police, Army, just as the , , FIRS, agencies, Accountant of the Federation are all in the hands of Northern Muslims of either Hausa/Fulani and a sprinkling of Kanuris.”

HURIWA said the President and most of his appointees, practising deadly and dividing the fragile in Nigeria, are also in breach of Sections 14(3) and 42(1) of the Nigerian .

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