The Conservative MP laid into the award-winning rapper who suggested David Cameron’s visit to Saudi Arabia for King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz’s funeral should be considered in the same bracket.
Appearing on the BBC’s This Week, Mr Gove shut down the comparison to the former Saudi king and terrorist organisation.
He took aim at Mr Corbyn’s record of links with violent Irish republicans, especially a meeting he attended in May 1987 which “honoured” eight recently killed members of the Provisional IRA.
He said: “If you attend a meeting and call for a minute silence for the IRA and for terrorists who have been killed that is a big question.
Michael Gove ripped into the leftie rapper's defence of Corbyn's IRA links
My point is the IRA was an organisation run on the basis of killing innocents
“Imagine if Theresa May had called for a minute silence for BNP people.”
When Akala compared Mr Corbyn’s meeting with the presence of Mr Cameron at King Abdullah’s funeral, Mr Gove snapped back: “There’s a big difference!
“Imagine if a British political figure bidding to be prime minister had sought to honour the fascists of the BNP.
“I am talking about the dead people the IRA killed, my point is the IRA was an organisation run on the basis of killing innocents and putting British soldiers in the line of fire.
“Jeremy Corbyn wants to run this country, wants to lead our armed forces, and he dishonoured them and their memory by calling for a minutes silence for terrorist killers.”
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The rapper once again pushed the focus onto an investigation into the foreign funding of extremist Islamist groups, which the Home Office has admitted may never be published.
The inquiry commissioned by Mr Cameron was launched as part of a deal with the Liberal Democrats in December 2015, in exchange for the party supporting the extension of British airstrikes against ISIS.
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Despite being due to be published in the spring of 2016, it has not may never see the light of day because of its “sensitive” content.
It is believed to focus on Saudi Arabia, which the UK recently approved £3.5billion worth of arms export licences to.
Akala concluded: “If the Prime Minister is going to be asked tough questions about possible collaboration between the intelligence services and known terrorist sympathisers – who have gone to foreign countries to kill people and been let back into Britain and blown up a pop concert, killing 22 people.”