Presidency reacts to report Buhari’s Minister, Isa Pantami’s links to Boko Haram, Al-Qaeda

The Presidency has reacted to the viral news of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami being linked to Terrorist networks like Boko Haram and Al Qaeda.

An online source reports that Isa Pantami has been placed on US Terrorist watchlist e of his suspected ties worry former Boko Haram leader, the late Mohammed Yusuf.

It also added that Isa Pantami is a staunch follower of Abu Quata­da al Falasimi and other Al-Qaeda leaders.

However, while reacting to the news, Bashar Ahmad, one of President Buhari’s aide, disputes the report as emphasized that Isa Pantami is not on any US watchlist.

His tweet reads;

“You have just endorsed a fake report without verifying. As a media outlet @NewsWireNGR you know exactly how to verify such reports, but no, you are here pushing a false and dangerous narrative to your thousands of followers. FYI @DrIsaPantami has never been on any US watchlist.”

However, despite Bashar Ahmad’s post, here is how Nigerians are reacting to the story.

See tweets below👇

 

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