I Was Never On Terror Watch List – Minister Of Communication Reacts


Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, has reacted to the reports that he was placed on US terrorism watch list.

The minister claimed that there is no any intelligence organisation had associated him with any terrorist organisation.

In a letter signed and dated 12th April, 2021 by Michael Numa Esq., which was addressed to the Daily Independent Newspaper who first published the story, Pantami demanded that the report be retracted within 24 hours in five national newspapers and five global media.

He however, said that when the late Boko Haram leader, Muhammed Yusuf, was still alive, he was among the first Islamic scholar to engage him in a televised public debate to challenge his teachings as being against Islam.