The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’Ad Abubakar III, says half-baked preachers are causing disaffection in the country through their preaching.
According to him, they are preaching provocation and violence to their adherent
He advised that both Muslims and Christian faithful in the country to respect each other’s belief, saying no one should be forced against his/her will to accept either Christianity or Islam.
Sultan, represented by the Emir of Keffi, Alhaji Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, stated this yesterday in Auchi, Edo State, during the Auchi Day Celebration.
The Sultan noted that there is no compulsion in religion.
“Muslims should seek knowledge so as to understand the reality of situation and know how to tackle ugly phenomenon. It is unfortunate that Islamic faithful misconstrued other knowledge, Islam knowledge is supreme and good since it help us to understand what is demand of us,” he said.
He urged Nigerians to support the federal government in the fight against insecurity and corruption for the betterment of the nation “because we will all account for our deeds.”
On the 2019 election, the Sultan urged Nigerians to shun electoral malpractice and other barbaric acts and vote wisely for candidates of their choice.
“ I urge you to bury all unnecessary upheavals amongst ourselves and do what will unite us as a country than divide us and do the will of Allah. We must forgive and Allah will forgive us,” he said.