Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Gumi
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi

A Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign with immediate effect for his inability to stop bloodshed across the country.

He recalled that he made similar call on former President Goodluck Jonathan because of blood in his hands as a result of Boko Haram insurgents that were putting bombs everywhere and the government was not doing enough.

“Anybody killed under your regime, you are responsible for that blood. If you have done your best, I can say yes, Allah can forgive you. But if you are relaxed, no; Allah will not forgive you. So it is the same thing now.

“The bloodshed now is more than during Jonathan’s regime. So now you judge yourselves to be fair. Our religion is a religion of fairness.

“Now more blood is shed from negligence, from sleeping, from laziness, from I-dont-care.

“If I am true to myself, as I called for the resignation of Jonathan, I should call for the resignation of President Buhari, and with immediate effect! And government paper should carry it also, if there is truth,” he stressed.

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Gumi, in closing of Ramadan lecture for 2018, at Shaikh Sanusi Khalil Mosque at Rigachikun, Kaduna today, said: “Buhari is full of mistakes. Full of mistakes! He is a human being like anybody. And I swear to God that there are many people here in the North that can perform better than him.”