Coup Plotters Have Links with Schools, Hospitals in Nigeria – Turkish Ambassador

The Government of Turkey, on Thursday, said that suspected coupist that attempted the overthrow of the country’s government last week, owned schools and hospitals in Nigeria.
It said it had alerted the Federal Government on the existence of schools and hospitals owned by suspected terrorists in Nigeria. It demanded that the facilities be shut down.
Turkey said though the facilities bear the name of the country but are not owned by it.
The country’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, disclosed this while speaking to the Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Shehu Sani, during a diplomat visit to the Ambassador’s office at Abuja.
The Ambassador said the owners of the schools sponsored the recent coup in Turkey.
The envoy said the institutions, which ranged from schools to hospitals, were allegedly owned by the Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organisation allegedly founded by Fethullag Gulen.
The Turkish government, which stated that the country does not own any school in Nigeria, said similar schools established in Turkey had been shut down.
The coup led to the death of more than 100 and also led to the arrest of close to a thousand people said to be connected to the coup.

Author: News Editor

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