The Sultan of Sokoto and President Basic of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Mohammed Saad Abubakar, on Saturday referred to as on followers of the Islamic faith to hunt information about individuals of different faiths in an effort to promote peaceable coexistence within the nation. nation.
Abubakar, who stated this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, throughout the tenth annual Usman Danfodiyo Convention, additionally urged Muslims to accumulate “information of the phrases of God and work with them to change into higher Human being “.
The Sultan stated the goal of the annual Usman Danfodiyo lecture was to encourage Muslims to accumulate information and share it in an effort to strengthen Islam.
“The Sokoto Caliphate was based on information and never on illiteracy. It’s due to this fact the duty of all Muslims to hunt information, bequeath it to their kids and unfold the suitable information about Islam to curb the development of pretend information,” he added.
He stated the selection of Ilorin for the convention was made intentionally to exhibit that Muslims represent “one huge household”.
“Why Ilorin, somebody may ask that query. It is because we’re one household and you will need to share information and educate individuals the world over,” he stated.
“We’re right here to find out about what our ancestors did to strengthen Islam. They didn’t carry Islam to the world, they adopted God’s phrases and strengthened it,” he added.
Sultan, who praised the selection of visitor speaker, Dr. Zakir AbdulKarim Naik from Malaysia, described him as a famend worldwide scholar and urged the members to share the information gained and work with the phrases of God.
“It’s one factor to listen to the phrase of God, it’s one other to work with it. I ask us to work with God’s phrases in order that we are able to change into higher human beings,” he stated.
In the meantime, throughout the occasion, a particular prayer was supplied for the peaceable coexistence of the nation.
A number of the personalities current on the occasion embrace the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, the consultant of the state governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Justice AbdulLateef Kamaldeen who can be the Grand Kadi of the state, and Dr. Zakir AbdulKarim Naik who delivered the speech. tenth Annual Usman Danfodiyo Lecture.
The prayer led by the Chief Imam of Ilorin, Sheikh Mohammed Bashir Salihu, was the spotlight of the tenth Annual Usman Danfodiyo Lecture.
Naik, a Malaysian nationwide, spoke on the subject: “The Idea of God in Main World Religions”.
Additionally current have been the Secretary Basic of NSCIA, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Prof. Badamas Yusuf, Abubakar Aliagan, the Mutawali of Ilorin, Dr. Alimi AbdulRazaq and the Zanna of Ilorin, Mr. Yusuf Sagaya.
The Chief Imam of Ilorin, Sheikh Mohammed Bashir Salihu, has led others in praying to God to prosper Nigeria and restore peace to the troubled components of the nation.
Hammed Shittu in Ilorin