A Sokoto-based Islamic cleric, Abubakar Malami, has cautioned the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, to halt from testing the Nigerian government or risk being executed.
This advancement comes in the midst of the extreme reactions encompassing the cleric’s Christmas message and resulting explanations he has made.
Malami, during a message, said if Kukah keeps testing the public authority, the priest will be killed and there will be nobody to stop it.
“Not even the public authority will have the option to stop us,” he stated, towards the finish of the video.
The minister, who talked in Hausa, stated, “Matthew Hassan Kukah is now reviled by Allah. Thusly, if Kukah challenges the public authority, he will be executed. We won’t tune in to anyone when we are executing him, not the public authority, not even the Sultan of Sokoto.”
The Muslim Solidarity Forum had before requested that Kukah delicate an open conciliatory sentiment to the whole Muslim Ummah over his new “vindictive remarks” against Islam or leave Sokoto.
The association depicted the message as a determined endeavor to affront Islam.
JNI, in an assertion in Kaduna by its Secretary-General, Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu, said the priest “ought not take Muslims consideration for hesitancy or stupidity.”
It said regardless of the status of Sokoto to Muslims and Islamic history, Kukah was heartily invited, acknowledged, obliged and concurred regard meriting his situation as a strict pioneer.
It depicted Kukah’s message as “reckless and subversive”, adding, “However the message is veiled as a political nonsense to hoodwink the honest, there is no uncertainty that it was a harmed bolt terminated at the core of Islam and Muslims in Nigeria, henceforth the requirement for this intercession.
“The cleric’s assertion was a readied address thinking about the event and the crowd, one can’t however concur that it was a determined endeavor to affront Islam, which is ordinary of him.
“His hidden intimation that Muslims have a pool of viciousness to draw from, is nauseating, dampening, just as condemnable.
“Dependably, Christmas instructions should accompany messages of expectation, solidarity, benevolence, pardoning of the Supreme Being and versatility through petitions, particularly in this difficult time.
“How could the Muslims keep on being affable to the person who ends up being thankless rapscallion many occasions over?
“How might the Muslims be agreeable in partner with a harshly malicious individual camouflaged in the attire of strict pastorate?
“Muslims in Nigeria can’t be charged and be considered capable or responsible for the activities or inactions of government since it is going by a Muslim.”
Kukah, in his Christmas message on December 25, 2020, had blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for nepotism and systematizing northern authority by “lessening others in open life to below average status.”
“Each genuine Nigerian realizes that it is extremely unlikely any non-Northern Muslim president might have done a small amount of what President Buhari has done by his nepotism and pulled off it,” Kukah had said.