A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Aliyu Modibbo, expressed his worry over the certain roles played by some religious leaders in the current political dispensation.

Modibbo alleged that some religious leaders are inciting violence and hatred from their speeches and sermons.

The Nation reports that the former FCT minister made the allegation at at a forum organised the committee on core values of the Northern Reawakening Forum.

Modibbo said, “Nigeria is a deeply religious country, so you cannot divorce religion and the traditional system from politics. I think that has been one of our fundamental problems as we think that this category of people should stay away from politics.”