The Director-General, Centre for Justice on Religion and Ethnicity in Nigeria, Kallamu Musa Ali Dikwa, stated he has been receiving unusual calls following his requires the sacking of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami.
Dikwa informed correspondents that he receives calls from unusual numbers and those that threaten to hurt him, however mentioned they won’t succeed of their mission towards him.
He mentioned: “They’ve been threatening me for long. I am not moved by their threats, they inform me they are going to hit me, they are going to do that and that. I inform them to not call me on the cellphone however to come to my house. I inform them wherever they assault, I’m prepared for them. I’m not moved by their empty threats.
We can’t sit and watch them do that to us. We’ve to speak up. I’m prepared for them, I would like them to arrest me and they’re operating away. What they wish to do is to assassinate me however they can not.
If anyone tries to assassinate me, let him come. Before I die, if they sent ten folks, I’ll kill 5 of them. I’m not a silly pastor, if anybody tries to assault me, I’ll end them. I move around freely, and my coronary heart is free however I’ve to talk the reality.
They’re all the time sending threats. Why are they asserting their intentions, why not come? I’m prepared for them. Allow us to save our nation.”
In an earlier interview, the cleric mentioned he had written thrice to the Nigerian government over the alleged ties Pantami had with terrorism however was ignored.
He mentioned he wrote the first letter addressed to the Nigerian government in 2012 through the President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration and was invited to stand as a witness within the trial however the case was struck out thereafter.
Dikwa mentioned he wrote one other letter in 2018 during the first time period of President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated he was invited to recall the letter and the VCDs attached and warned never to write such again.
The pastor, who hails from the Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno state, said he wrote again in 2020 however the letter was never acknowledged.