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Religious Freedom: Nobody Has Appointed US Policeman Of The World – Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina on Sunday criticised the United States’ authorities for putting Nigeria on the Special Watchlist of nations violating non secular freedom.

Adesina who was a visitor on Sunday Politics, a political programme which aired on Channels Television, stated no one has appointed the US to be the policeman of the world.

The presidential spokesman suggested the Donald Trump’s administration to concentrate on burning points affecting the United States.

“The United States itself has a lot to chew solving its own problems not to talk of poke-nosing into another country. Nobody has appointed them the policeman of the world. Let them face their own issue,” he stated.

Speaking additional, Adesina referred to as on the US and different overseas powers to respect the inner problems with Nigeria, stressing that the Federal Government doing enterprise with them doesn’t imply the nation’s sovereignty mustn’t appreciated.

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According to him, the US Secretary of States, Mike Pompeo doesn’t have a transparent understanding of issues taking place right here within the nation.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina reacts to US report on Special Watchlist of nations violating non secular freedom.

When requested if the accusation of the violation of non secular freedom just isn’t a actuality, the presidential spokesman replied saying: “It is a discredited narrative as the Minister of Information (Lai Mohammed) has said.”

Adesina’s remark come hours after Mohammed faulted the report on non secular freedom, accusing the US authorities of being misled by disgruntled components.

The Information Minister famous that Nigerians take pleasure in unfettered freedom to apply their faith and it’s unlucky that the US fell for the antics of the discontented and the unpatriotic few.

The US in its Special Watch List positioned Nigeria amongst international locations that its authorities had engaged in or tolerated the extreme violation of non secular freedom.

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