FEC silent over Pantami’s alleged link to Al-Qaeda, TalibanNigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


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Against the expectation of many Nigerians, Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, failed to discuss the vociferous calls for the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, to resign from office over the alleged links with terrorist groups, Al-Qaeda and Taliban.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who briefed newsmen after the council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said the issue was not raised at the meeting.

Pantami was one of the ministers who attended the council meeting via a virtual arrangement.

Newsmen sought to know from Mohammed whether FEC discussed the matter during their closed-door meeting and whether the government was comfortable with the burden on the nation’s reputation.

But the minister responded thus: “I am not going to go into the issue of whether the…

Source: Guardian Newspaper

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