Kaduna based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi has said Boko Haram insurgency will come to an end when President Jonathan leaves office.
“The exit of President Goodluck Jonathan from office will mark the end of Boko Haram insurgency.”
He said this in Kaduna as he received the leader of Sam4Nigeria, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah. He also revealed that Nigerians can have good and responsible leaders if votes are allowed to count
“People should be allowed to elect their leaders. I hope that in 2015 people will be allowed to fully exercise their rights…
but when people try to impose themselves on people against their will, this is when you have insurgency, which we are having here because the crisis of leadership relates to legitimacy of government.”
He also warned political candidates to desist from imposing candidates as he cited that as a major cause of crisis in the country.
Mr Nda-Isaiah who is aspiring to be Presidency of Nigeria was commended by Gumi, as he praised the decision welcome development and wished him well in his endeavours.
“What Nigeria needs are capable leaders who will unite the whole entity and tackle the challenges bedevilling it.
“We need to live in peace, work for common interest and respect individual interest, and we need freedom of speech and fundamental human rights.”
The leader of Sam4 and the 2015 general elections Presidential aspirant, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah told the Sheikh that he was only on a consultation tour to relevant stakeholders and not a Presidential campaign.