NSCIA Tells CAN To Caution Pastors, Churches Against Spreading False Anti-Islam Messages

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs led by Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on the Christian Association of Nigeria to come out publicly and condemn the false and anti-Islamic messages some pastors and other church leaders are spreading.

The council accused pastor and other church leaders of inciting their members against Muslim faithfuls in the country.

According to the statement made known by NSCIA head of Communication, Ibrahim Aselemi, he said that some pastors abuse the right to freedom of speech by spreading inciting massages such as anti- Muslim massages.

The NSCIA head Communication, Ibrahim Aselemi, also stated his dissatisfaction with Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, noting that it is not doing enough to promote religious harmony and tolerance in the country.

In his own word, he was saying that the continuing anti-Islamic speeches by leaders of Christianity worship has become an issue of concern.

He claimed that church leaders have a way of inciting Christians against Muslims According to his statement, those who engage in the act are hiding under the umbrella of free speech and religious freedom.

However, he appealed to Muslim faithfuls in south-east and other parts of the country not to take laws into their hands.

Courtesy: elom9ja viaOpera News

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