Shari’ah Council asks Wike to rebuild, compensate Muslims over mosque demolition


Following alleged demolition of a mosque by Rivers State Governor, Nyeson Wike, in Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt, the State capital, the Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria (SCSN) has asked him to make necessary compensation as well as rebuild the demolished property for peace to reign.

Addressing a press conference on Monday, the Secretary General of the Council, Nafiu Baba-Ahmad said the compensation will go a long way to douse likelihood of religious and political tension across the country over the demolition

Baba-Ahmad however expressed disappointment over what he called “the complicit silence of Muslim Leaders, Muslim Represenatives in the Senate and House of Reps, Muslim Governors with the exception of Kano State Governor and the Federal Government over the issue”.

The Shari’ah Council Scribe also appealed to the executive and legislative arms of government to call Governor Wike to order to avoid any act of reciprocation from irresponsible quarters.

READ ALSO  Pope Francis advises Mozambique to keep peace

He equally appealed to all Muslim faithful not to take law into their hands over governor Wike’s action because, “Islam is a religion of Peace, it does not promote violence nor disunity among the people”.

He said, “While we condemn Governor Wike’s desperate wickedness, we also call on all relevant executive and legislative organs of the Federal Government, to wake up to their responsibilities and nip this unnecessary and wholesome development, before it escalates into an avoidable reciprocation, with obvious unpredictable negative consequences”.

“All that need to be said on the issue relating to the purchase price, title to the land, building/planning approvals and court actions have been explained earlier in press statements and conferences by other responsible Muslims and Islamic Organisations”.

vote
Article Rating

Important!!!


NOTICE: News9naija.com.ng, Kareemloaded.com, NAIDAT.org, etc were designed by IchieGroup, Need their service? Visit www.ichiegroup.com

DISCLAIMER: Opinion articles and guest posts are solely the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers of News9naija! Would you like to be receiving ALL News9naija updates  ‘On The Go’?  Join our  Telegram Channel here


Send eyewitness accounts/ reports/ articles to [email protected]

Click Here To Post Your Free Adverts

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments