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Climate Change: Dino Melaye describes Tinubu’s comments as “unguarded” and accused him of insulting Christians



The spokesperson of the People’s Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Management Committee, Dino Melaye, has said that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, is neither fit nor prepared for the Nigerian presidency.?
The former senator slammed his former political ally over the ‘the church rat and poisoned holy communion’ comment made by the one-time governor of Lagos at the Arewa Interactive Committee on Monday in Kaduna.?
But reacting to Tinubu’s claim about climate change, Melaye, in a news release made available to newsmen, described the APC presidential aspirant’s comments as “unguarded” and accused him of insulting Christians.?

“The APC presidential candidate, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, plunged into new depths of desecration when, by an unguarded and unrelated flow of thought, he despised the body of Christ by profaning the sacrament of communion and besmirching the church,” read the statement in part.?
“In the same breath, he trivialised the existential threat that climate change poses to humanity.?
“Furthermore, he fell out of tune with world leaders in ways that betrayed a lack of understanding of what the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr called the ‘Fierce Urgency of Now’,” said Melaye, referring to the famous speech the late American civil rights leader delivered at a March in Washington in the late 1960s where he reminded a divided United States that “we need one another, and that we are stronger when we march forward, together.”?
Melaye also accused Tinubu, a two-term governor of Lagos, of having a “limited understanding” of what governance entails.?
”Having overlooked Christians in his choice of a running mate, he further rubbed insult on injury by calling in the Holy Communion into an unrelated conversation,” continued Melaye. “It would have been honourable for Tinubu to simply admit that he didn’t know what climate change is.?

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