Religious intolerance: Islamic group blasts Christian body over attack on Sultan, makes revelations


The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has attacked the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, for its recent attack on the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar.

The Sultan had argued that Christians were not being persecuted in Nigeria. He also revealed that CAN did not table any complaint of persecution at the Nigerian Inter-Religious Council (NIREC). which is the official National interfaith platform for treating such matters.

 

This drew the ire of the president of CAN, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, who blamed the Sultan for not waiting for the next NIREC meeting before disagreeing with him in public.

However, in a statement to DAILY POST on Monday, signed by its director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola,…



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