Blasphemy: Kano Council Of Imams, Hisbah Endorse Shari’ah Court Verdict

By Musa Sunusi Ahmad

Kano state council of Friday mosque Imams has commended Kano state upper Shari’ah court for passing a death judgement to 22-year-old Yahaya Aminu who made a blasphemous statement against prophet Muhammad (SAW).

Kano Focus reports that the chairman of the council Muhammad Nasir Adam made the commendation on Wednesday.

He said the council has confidence that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje will sign the execution of the penalty.

Mr. Adam warned Muslims to refrain from supporting any move capable of denting the image of prophet of Islam Muhammad peace be upon him.

Also the Commander General of the Kano State Hisbah Board, Harun Sani Ibn Sina, has supported the judgement of the Upper Sharia Court which sentenced Mr. Aminu to death by hanging.

Mr. Ibn Sina said the board is fully in support of the judgment as it was based on the provision of Shari’ah (Islamic law).

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