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BUSTED! Nairaland leaks more evidence against embattled Minister, Isa Pantami



More evidence has emerged from Nairaland against the Embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami.

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Mr Pantami has been in the news lately over sermons he delivered over a decade ago that supported extremist groups such as Taliban and Al-Qaeda..

Although he has renounced these teachings, blaming his immaturity at that time, Nigerians on social media have demanded his resignation from office.

While responding to questions during his daily Ramadan lecture at Anoor Mosque in Abuja on Saturday, the minister said his position on the issues such as the jihad has since changed.

He said his old position was based on the information he had at the time, some of which were the consensus opinion among clerics in northern Nigeria at the dawn of the faceoff between the West and some Islamic countries in the early mid-2000s.

“Some of the comments I made some years ago that are generating controversies now were based on my understanding of religious issues at the time, and I have changed several positions taken in the past based on new evidence and maturity,” Daily Trust quoted him as saying.

“I was young when I made some of the comments; I was in university, some of the comments were made when I was a teenager. I started preaching when I was 13, many scholars and individuals did not understand some of international events and therefore took some positions based on their understanding, some have come to change their positions later.”

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