It was reported recently that a popular Nigerian online news portal, Sahara Reporters yesterday 26th July, published a certain story, comparing Prophet Muhammad with a popular Yoruba freedom fighter Sunday Igboho. After making the publication, several people kicked against the publication and also demanded that Sahara Reporters should apologize.
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Adamu Garba has reacted to the public apology letter tendered by Saharareporters about a publication that compared Sunday Igboho's journey to that of the Prophet Mohammed, who fled Mecca for Medina over prosecution. Source: Google There was a write up by Afenifere socio-cultural organisation about how Sunday Igboho left Nigeria and ran to another country due to allegations of stockpiling guns by the Department of Security Services, DSS, and possible prosecution by the government.
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The former senator that represented the good people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Shehu Sani has once again spoken. The former senator this time around spoke as it regards to the recent statement that was issued by Afenifere, comparing Prophet Mohammed with Sunday Igboho. While speaking, Senator Shehu Sani made it clear that the Afenifere must tender an unreserved apology to the Muslims for making such an irresponsible statement.
Sahara Reporters, the online News outlet that likens Sunday Igboho's ordeal in Cotonou, Benin Republic to Prophet Mohammed's historical movement to Mecca has apologized to all those hurt by the report, especially the Muslim faithful. According to the media organization on their verified Facebook page some hours ago, their report was not targeted at Islam as a religion.
Following a statement published on Monday by Jare Ajayi, the National Publicity Secretary of the Afenifere, stating that the leader of the Yoruba Nation agitators, Sunday Igboho is right to seek asylum in any country outside Nigeria. Muslims have faulted the statement because of the comparison between Sunday Igboho and the Prophet Muhammad(SAW).
Shehu Sani has reacted after a Yoruba social-cultural group, Afenifere, likened Chief Sunday Igboho to Prophet Muhammed who fled Mecca for Medina over persecution by his own people. According to Shehu Sani, the Afenifere erred by comparing Igboho to the holy prophet Mohammed. He described their action as disgusting, unconscionable, provocative, and wrong.
One mistake many none Muslims have continued to make is comparing holy Prophet Muhammed to mere mortals. Although many Muslims have continued to react furiously whenever a none Muslim makes such a mistake, some informed persons have however continued to deliberately repeat such grievous mistakes. In our today's political discussion, we will be looking at what Shehu Sani said after A Yoruba Social-cultural group, Afenifere, and Saharareporters erred by comparing Chief Sunday Igboho to Holy Prophet Muhammed.
A former Senator of Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani, has taken to his Facebook page to react to the mistaken statement of the popular socio-political group, Afenifere. According to a report from an online media, the Afenifere, through the General Secretary, Jare Ajayi, had said that Sunday Igboho should not be condemned for fleeing the country, adding he only did that to save his life.
Nigerians have continued to share their reactions following recent statement which was made by Afenifere comparing Sunday Igboho with Prophet Mohammed. The Apex Yoruba group had said that Sunday Igboho is like Prophet Mohammed who fled Mecca for Medina over persecution. Ever since this news was posted by Sahara Reporters yesterday, a lot of Nigerians especially Muslims have reacted negatively to it.
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The news of the arrest of the famous Yoruba Nation freedom fighter, popularly known as Sunday Igboho has raised a lot of comments and disagreements on social media. The Islamic faithful have condemned a statement on social media by Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, for comparing the travails of Yoruba activists, Sunday Igboho to Prophet Muhammed (S.A.W).
The Reported Statement By Afenifere Stands Unreservedly Condemnable, Their Comparison Is Wrong- Sani
Popular Nigerian human rights activist and author, Shehu Sani, earlier took to his official Facebook page to tackle the Afenifere over the statement they reportedly made. In his post, Mr. Sani said that the reported statement by Afenifere stands unreservedly condemned. He said that their disgusting comparison was wrong, unconscionable, provocative, and disgusting.
Early yesterday morning, controversy erupted among the country's Muslim community after Sahara Reporters published an article by the Afenifere group, which likened the migration of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) from Mecca to Medina. Similar to the fled which the agitator of the Yoruba land, Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo does in leaving Nigeria as they say.
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The Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, while trying to justify the idea of Sunday Igboho seeking asylum in another country for safety reasons, compared the activist with Prophet Muhammad who they said fled Mecca to Medina over persecution and this has, however, been generating reactions from Muslims who condemned the comparison.
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President Buhari's special assistant on digital and new media, Bashir Ahmad has outrightly condemned the comparison of Sunday Igboho to Prophet Muhammad by Afenifere. Bashir Ahmad took to his official Facebook handle to condemn the comparison and urged his fellow Muslims to condemn it and also report the news agency that published it.