The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar , has declared that terrorism has no place in Islam, and has begged
Muslim faithful to avoid being recruited into terror groups through financial inducement.
To achieve this, the spiritual head of Muslims in Nigeria advised followers to educate their children , saying this remains the best
way to prevent them from being brainwashed by these dastardly groups
Abubakar said this in Ado Ekiti on Saturday while presiding over the turbanning of the Grand Imam of Ekiti State, Sheikh Jamiu Kewulere Bello, as the President General of the League of Imams and Alfas in Southwest, Edo and Delta States.
He urged Kewulere to galvanize other Islamic clerics to work together to preach against terror which is giving Islam a bad name.
Dignitaries at the event include Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose represented by his wife, Feyisetan; Ondo State Governor Olusegun
Mimiko represented by his deputy, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo; Secretary general of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Prof.
Ishaq Oloyede; Executive Secretary, Universal basic Education Commission (UBEC), Prof. Rasheed Aderinoye; Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Most Revd. Felix Ajakaye; former Deputy Governor of old Ondo State, Alhaji Musa Ayeni; former Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Sikiru Lawal, the Olukare of Ikare Akoko, Oba Akadiri Momoh, among