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Nigeria: Christians, Muslims React to El Rufai's Jesus Christ Blasphemy

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Former Minister of the FCT, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai

Christians and Muslims across the country Monday reacted angrily to the tweet message posted by the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasiru el Refai that if Jesus Christ should criticize President Goodluck Jonathan that his aides will say that Jesus Christ slept with Mary Magdalene.

They also demanded an apology for the uncalled attack on Jesus Christ.

Even though, el-rafai re- tweeted, in an apparent move to make his blasphemy look like a joke, by saying, "Laugh wan kill me die (LWKMD)", angry response still continue to follow, what could be described as a heresy in Christendom and fanning the embers of religious crisis.

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