By Alao Abiodun
Embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economic system, Isa Pantami,has raised the horror over plots to free up some doctored videos against him.
He alleged that the videos had been aimed at maligning him.
The Nation reports the presidency had declared enhance for the embattled Minister amidst calls for him to step down or be sacked.
Pantami has been within the ogle of the storm for the previous two weeks after videos resurfaced online showing he supported, over a decade ago, extremist groups relish Al-Qaeda and the Taliban.
The Minister s later admitted making the controversial statements but acknowledged his views on such groups possess modified.
Pantami acknowledged the videos which were deliberate to be released against him were designed to display cloak him in an alleged compromising situation.
In an announcement through his spokesperson, Uwa Suleiman, Pantami acknowledged he is no longer any longer going to sit down idly to leer his arduous-earned reputation as an Islamic student destroyed.
He acknowledged he is a sufferer of effectively-coordinated and richly funded advertising and marketing campaign against him.
The assertion acknowledged: “We’re in receipt of credible intelligence that the identical forces who were championing a effectively-coordinated and richly funded advertising and marketing campaign against the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economic system, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, are now unto the subsequent stage of their diabolic challenge.
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“This time spherical, the forces of dreadful are browsing for nice looking partners as effectively as their traditional avenues, to free up doctored videos purporting to display cloak the Honourable Minister in an alleged compromising situation, as one procedure of constructing hurt on his image.
“We’re least surprised by this recent pass which is a transparent intensification of their desperation, having failed in their assault on the personality of the Honourable Minister, without reference to their old efforts.
“After concocting lies and half-truths linking the Honourable Minister with terrorism, without reference to his effectively-documented stance against Boko Haram and identical groups, these adversaries went to the extent of doctoring a doc with potential to hazard nationwide security.
“It used to be a relief for peace-loving Nigerians that the gimmick also did no longer strike that sensitive chord.”
He vowed to give protection to his integrity without reference to the antics of alleged paid agents.
The assertion added: “This stare attributable to this fact is to alert the final public to the most up-to-date ungodly blueprint and to warn the perpetrators regarding the consequences of such motion.
“The Honourable Minister is no longer any longer going to sit down idly to leer his arduous-earned reputation as a revered community leader, Islamic Scholar and public servant being muddled within the mud by paid agents with out a adherence to truth and scare of God.”