Muslim forum threatens Kukah | The Nation


By Adamu Suleiman, Sokoto 

There was a new twist to the lingering crisis between Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese Matthew Kukah and the Muslim Solidarity Forum (MSF), on Tuesday as the Islamic group warned the cleric to “quickly and quietly leave” Sokoto, the seat of the caliphate.

MSF said Kukah’s “innuendos and parables” in his speeches  were against Islam and its adherents, adding that they were provocative.

The threat by the forum came barely 24 hours after Kukah accused the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), the umbrella body of Muslim groups, of inciting violence against him over the Christmas message

The cleric, according to reports had in the message accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of   not living up to expectation due to mounting economic and security challenges confronting the nation.

He said Buhari was “institutionalising northern hegemony against national interests,” adding that if a President of non-Northern…



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