Suspension of Sheikh Nura Khalid: CAN, Arewa, CNG react

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Sheikh Khalid

Sheikh Khalid

By Nwafor Sunday

Nigerians have reacted to the suspension of Imam Sheikh Nura Khalid.  Nura was suspended for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari over the last Monday night’s attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train.

Many have condemned the decision taken by the Mosque committee, while some have unequivocally backed the decision.

Following different reactions, the Christian Association of Nigerian, with Arewa Youth Assembly and Coalition of Northern Groups have lent their voices to the trending issue.

Below are their reactions:

For Arewa, Alhaji Gambo Ibrahim Gujungu, said:

“We at the Arewa Youth Forum hold all religious Clerics in high esteem. We, therefore, cannot join issues with the said Sheikh Nura Khalid.

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“However, going by public opinion, Nigerians are not happy with this unending killings, kidnap for ransom and other heinous acts that seem to defy…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper