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Emir Of Kano Tussle: NSCIA Cautions Ulama Against Contradictory Statements



The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called on Ulama (Islamic scholars) in Kano and beyond not to escalate tension in the state over the ongoing emirship tussle.

Blaze Newz recalls that Governor Abba Yusuf through amended law of the Kano state chieftaincy titled dethroned Alhaji Aminu Bayero and reinstalled Emir Mahammadu Sanusi who was dethroned by former governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Since the reinstallment of Emir Sanusi there have been different court judgment which ordered the immediate eviction and the remain of the current monarch from the palace.

Governor Yusuf who earlier ordered the arrest of dethroned Alhaji Bayero also call on President Bola Tinubu for intervention and the state continue to experience unrest after the reinstallment of Emir Sanusi.

Expressing their concerns NSCIA in a press release signed by Prof. Salisu Shehu
for the Secretary-General said it has noticed the contradictory statements emanating from some quarters of the Ulama in Kano concerning the current traditional leadership crisis in the state.

“At this trying period for the Ummah, the Council calls on Islamic scholars, who are custodians of Islamic learning, values and guidance, to exercise caution and refrain from making statements that can further exacerbate tension and polarise the Ummah.

“Ulama within and outside the state should prayerfully allow the current traditional leadership conflict in Kano to be handled and resolved by the political, judicial and customary authorities.

“Meanwhile, the Council calls on Kano’s political, traditional and judicial authorities to resolve the current issue with the fear of Allah, fairness and justice.

“The Council calls on the people of Kano to sincerely call on Allah, remain calm and avoid taking laws into their hands.

“May Allah grant us sustainable peace in our dear Country, Nigeria.”

Prof. Salisu Shehu
For: Secretary-General

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