Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has again berated renowned Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi for asking the federal government to give amnesty to bandits.
Gumi had on Thursday said if the government can pardon coup plotters under the military regime, then bandits should enjoy the same benefit under democracy.
Gumi while responding to the Christian Association of Nigeria in Kaduna said there is need to pardon bandits for Nigeria to enjoy peace.
Gumi added, “Even those that instigated civil war, the civil war that millions of people died, were pardoned. I see no reason why we cannot accept their (bandits) repentance and give them amnesty.”
Not happy by the latest comments from the clergyman who now advocates for bandits, Fani-Kayode took to his Twitter page on Friday to slam him.
“Maybe we should give Hitler, Pol Pot, Stalin, King Leopard 11 of Belgium, Osama Bin Ladin, Al Bagdadi, Abubakar Shekau & every other mass murderer& genocidal maniac in world history a posthumous pardon too!” Fani-Kayode wrote.
“First he urges the terrorists to target Christian soldiers, then he said that the kidnapping of children from their schools by the same terrorists was a lesser evil& now he says this. Has Sheik Ahmad Gumi finally lost his mind. Is he in desperate need of medical attention?
“Has he become the official spokesman for the terrorists that are slaughtering, tormenting, raping, mutilating & kidnapping our people all over the country? I am convinced that Gumi is no longer himself. Something has gone wrong with him. He is shrouded in darkness & deceit.
“Someone please tell him that we have had enough of these asinine, puerile, infantile, insensitive, uncharitable, wicked, dangerous & self-serving contributions & remarks. The country is already on the brink of war & fratricidal butchery: Gumi should not push us into it with his reckless provocations & deeply insensitive, callous, heartbreaking and insulting commentary.
“The terrorists he is defending are a living manifestation of pure and unadulterated evil and every single one of them deserves to be eliminated or brought to justice in a court of law for their crimes against humanity.
“Gumi, stop pampering bloodthirsty& blood-lusting psychopaths & murderers. Anyone that targets innocent& defenceless women & children & kills them is the scum of the earth& deserves to be sent to hell in a glorious hail of bullets.”