"With what I have seen I cannot see any evidence of any building that has been demolished here"
"If you are somebody who wants a place of worship, you should find a way to oblige them. I know within your capacity, it will be possible to find a place for them.
"From what I have seen here, I think it is a storm in a tea Cup. There is nothing to warrant this kind of media hype that has been given to it".
"You cannot allow people to build on a sewer. Even in my state I will not allow people to build on a sewer . There is no Governor that I know that will allow that to happen.
"If they are willing and prepared to have their place of worship elsewhere, that shouldn't be too much of a request. It is important for us to promote harmony".