He forgot the “Zionists.” In any event, the handy thing about conspiracy paranoia is that it doesn’t have to make sense, and more importantly, one need not take responsibility for a situation that is said to be ultimately controlled by a powerful hidden hand. “Nigeria: Boko Haram Conceived to Destroy Islam – Prof. Bunza,” from the Daily Trust, February 8:
Boko Haram was conceived to destroy Islam and Muslims in Nigeria withthe sole aim of splitting the country as predicted by the United States of America agents, the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies of Usman Danfodio Univeristy, Sokoto, Professor Aliyu Mohammad Bunza has said.
Delivering a lecture entitled “Who is a terrorist?,” during a lecture organised by the National Council of Muslim Youth
Organisations(NACOMYO), stressed that the concept was a conspiracy to destroy Muslims and to make the prediction by the West that Nigeria would disintegrate come 2015 become a reality.
Shut up, he explained:
Bunza emphasised that Islam was a religion of peace and urged Muslims in the country to stand up to resist any attempt to label Islam as aterrorist group. He urged government and the media in the country to desist from labelling Islam as a religion that condone terrorism….