Sultan-Led Council Begs Boko Haram To Embrace Amnesty

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III
By SaharaReporters, New York

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has appealed to the Boko Haram sect to end its killings and accept the amnesty initiative.

The NSCIA made the appeal in a communique issued by its new scribe, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, at the end of a meeting in Kaduna.  

The council condemned the Baga and Bama massacres, which it described as heinous crimes against humanity, and called on the Federal Government to immediately set up a judicial commission of inquiry to ensure that justice is done.  It also frowned at the continual failure of the state and Federal Governments to implement the white paper of their commissions/panels of inquiry on various ethno-religious crises and conflicts in the country.

“The council calls on the Federal Government to act immediately to restore normalcy and ensure enduring peace and security by resettling and protecting Muslims that have been unjustly displaced in crisis ridden areas including Tafawa Balewa in Bauchi State, scores of villages in Wase local government in Plateau State as well as in Southern Kaduna where Muslims had been massively massacred sequel to the 2011 general elections.”

It also urged all Nigerians to join hands with the Federal Government and other well-meaning Nigerians regardless of religion or geo-political affiliations, to fight corruption.

With reference to the controversial issue of the hijab, the council said unequivocally that it is a religious obligation for Muslim ladies, and that government agencies and private organizations should forthwith stop the harassment and persecution of Muslim ladies on the account of observing it.

Text of the communiqué:
“The council calls on the insurgents to accept the amnesty that may be offered by the Federal Government and stop further spilling of blood and wanton destruction of property. The Federal Government should, as a matter of urgency, call to order those making inflammatory statements on the forthcoming elections so that the fragile peace in the country will not be jeopardized.

“The council strongly condemns the Baga and Bama massacre as heinous crimes against humanity, and calls upon the Federal Government to immediately set up a judicial commission of inquiry to ensure that justice is done. The council frowns at the continual failure of the state and Federal Government to implement the white paper of their commissions/panels of inquiry on various ethno-religious crises and conflicts in the country.

“The council calls on the Federal Government to act immediately to restore normalcy and ensure enduring peace and security by resettling and protecting Muslims that have been unjustly displaced in crisis ridden areas including Tafawa Balewa in Bauchi State, scores of villages in Wase local government in Plateau State as well as in Southern Kaduna where Muslims had been massively massacred sequel to the 2011 general elections.

 “The council urges all Nigerians to join hands with the Federal Government and other well-meaning Nigerians regardless of religion or geo-political affiliations, to fight corruption. The council states unequivocally that hijab is a religious obligation for Muslim ladies, as such; government agencies and private organizations should forthwith stop the harassment and persecution of Muslim ladies on the account of observing it.”

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@'D SULTAN IS DOING HIS JOB. BE' BY BASH

-"AV U EVER HEARD OR SEEN D CAN PRESIDENT TALKED ABT INJUSTICE DONE TO MUSLIMS IN D COUNTRY-". U are very narrow minded. The CAN president and the entire clergy have always called on the Christians to be tolerant and not to retaliate even in the face of being used as canon fodder without the slightest provocation. For decades now Christians have been slaughtered in their thousands and all the leadership of the muhammadans has done is to turn a blind eye and behave as if nothing has happened. What then is the injustice done to muslims in the country?
"-ITS ALL MAN 4 HIMSELF-". That is not truthful as Christian organizations respond to calls for humanitarian aid whenever a disaster strikes any community without considering creed or tongue. This was carried to the point that a muslim headed the Red Cross Society. That is unthinkable of muslims.
Of the 2 religions, only one preaches love. The other promotes hate and chaos both in Nigeria and in the world.

NSCIA BEGS BOKO HARAM?

The Sultan is the head of the Caliphate i.e. The supreme commander of all Islamic hordes in Nigeria (Boko Haram included). If he is begging Boko Haram then he is fooling us. Whenever he really desires peace he will give a stop order to all the armed wings of the Caliphate.

Though man never learns from history, he should recall that his forebears, like BH, were very ruthless killing at random for the sake of Allah. At the right time they were subdued by Lord Lugard. Presently, the blood of the innocent is crying out to God for vengeance. The day their cry is answered will be worse than that of Lugard. Enough of this covert support for Boko Haram, enough of religious apartheid in Nigeria.

NSCIA BEGS BOKO HARAM?

The Sultan is the head of the Caliphate i.e. The supreme commander of all Islamic hordes in Nigeria (Boko Haram included). If he is begging Boko Haram then he is only fooling us. Why beg when he needs to give a stop order to the jihadists?

Though man never learns from history it should be recalled that his forebears, like BH, were very ruthless in their own jihad, killing at random for Allah. At the right time they were subdued by Lord Lugard. Presently, the blood of the innocent is crying out to God. The day their cry is answered will be worse than that of Lugard. Enough of this covert support for Boko Haram!

Hey, whatever is ur name, I

Hey, whatever is ur name, I don't think u live in Nigeria. do Boko Haram discuss with you that they want schools and the amenities u mentioned? if construction work is going on in the North, can u work there? do critical thinking on the situation on ground before penning.

Hmmmmmm well said. Northern

Hmmmmmm well said. Northern Nigeria is on fire but he wants ladies to wear hijab. is hijab the problem? a good father will protect all, here him only advocating for muslims to be compensated and settle. How about the Christians and other indigenous ethnics groups that have lost their lives and properties? Very sad.

I would like to see Jonathan

I would like to see Jonathan nominate more northern elites so the Boko Haram youths will knowiR who is who.

Delete don't ask where is the

Delete don't ask where is the Shehu of Borno. How about the Emir of Gwandu? The emir smuggled 53 jumbo suitcases full of weapons drugs and hard liquor.

D sultan is doing his job. Be

D sultan is doing his job. Be realistic, av u ever heared or seen d CAN president talked abt injustice done to muslims in d country? Its all man 4 himself. Until we star practicing what d 2 religions preach LOVE then will have PEACE in d Nig & d world.

D sultan is doing his job. Be

D sultan is doing his job. Be realistic, av u ever heared or seen d CAN president talked abt injustice done to muslims in d country? Its all man 4 himself. Until we star practicing what d 2 religions preach LOVE then will have PEACE in d Nig & d world.

Begging

You do not be your creation. You destroy it. Please give me a break. LIERS.

Amnesty will not work!

Amnesty will not work! You can plead all you can, these crop of people will not forgo their set objective. The only language they understand is force. The Federal government should overwhelm them with sheer force. Gradually, they will get out of their 5th century way of thinking!

SHORTCUT TO BIAFRA!

In 1966-67, extremists like BH were killing Igbos (nyamiris) and other Southerners at every place they can find them - bus-stops, train stations, churches and the rest of the Hausa-Fulani populace were applauding and glorifying their efforts!
We are back at it again, but this time it's different! They started with killing and slaughtering Igbos and other Southerners in the church of all places and have now graduated to killing non-muslim Hausa-Fulanis and their other sympathizer tribes in the north - a typical case of chicken coming home to roast. By the time the whole north has burnt down in BH initiated ethno-religious madness, Biafra will pull away from the weakened "northern" might and I sincerely hope the pussy-like Yorubas will follow suit!!!!!!!!!!!

re: where is Shehu

Where r ur facts Mr Dele? Enlighten us pls.I'm sure it was "Mystery" u read in sch. Lol.

re:Premeditated Religion

Its so clear you are just a Moron. Nothing more to say to U. Go seek help bro!

The Sultan and company...

Mr Danboyi, you ve lost it. Sultan is the Leader of the Muslims, not Nigerians. His foremost concern is for Muslims you hear ba? Just like OritseJETfor is for the Christians because I've never heard him say anything about compensation for the Muslims too and u know everyone is affected by this crisis. His interest is the welfare of Christians minus Catholics though! Jona is for every Nigerian. Noted?

Northern Stupid Council Islamic Association (NSCIA) Begs BH.

Northern Stupid Council Islamic Association(NSCIA) begs itself to accept the Amnesty from GEJ. This begging was done by the rag head called the Sultan of Sokoto. He pretends to beg on-behalf of his faceless followers. All the Federal Government needs to do is let these idiot & murders come out and be recognized then affect their arrests. Why will a genuine government reward evil with good? These idiots are demanding for something that cannot never happened on a civilized society. The Sultan of Sokoto is their head he cannot pretend not to know who these people are. The Northern Muslims know these people. They are just playing games with Nigeria & the World at large. They cannot go unpunished for the lost of lives in Nigeria & the United Nations personnel that were killed.

BOKO HARAM IS ON AN ISLAMIC MISSION

Christians are being murdered world wide by moslems.

This is an Islamic agenda
See link
ISLAM'S JIHAS AGENDA

re:Remember Your History

Go and get educated my friend. Don't be brainwashed by stories the Jews made up to justify their occupation of Arab Land. Even the Media can't help but call that place "Occupied territories". And you are here rambling! Everyone Jihads up man! Go get the true meaning from the Qur'an. You wake up every morning to work, school etc ,its Jihad, your struggles against your inordinate desires, the devil etc is JIHAD. I just got a Qur'an and I can see the light now, I'm inviting you out of your pitch darkness too. Open ur eyes, ur mind n heart, BH is a sponsored group by the enemies of Islam.

Where is the Might and Determination of the FG

The sick fact that Boko Haram ideology similar to ALNEDA means that any kind of agreement or Amnesty will cause lasting detrimental results.

Likewise, MEND a group that is politically and financially motivated will continue to torment the government to no end and every effort to pacify them will be pointless and poor judgment.
If the unseen enemies include government officials, local leaders then the government ought to use its unlimited resources and crush the insurgency permanently.

Alneda was driven out of Mali because the consequence of their presence is anarchy, apartheid and holocaust combined.

In any society that a group of nondescript cause insecurity and instability also have the ability to disrupt and stifle economic growth and development. Then the answer is simple, Relentless Unforgiving Endless Uncompromising Force.
STATE OF ISRAEL HAS SHOWS STRENGTH TO ITS ENEMIES.

STOP THE PUSSY FOOTING AND GROW SOME BALLS DAMN IT!!!

YeYE raghead

If the sultan likes he can allow the head of boko sleep with all his wives we the rest are not just interested..the only thing we are going to invest in, in the islamic north is in armory. Should the islamic north and the sultan have problems with that, they cam as well go ahead and proclaim the arewa islamic republic but till then it is and will be all about crushing boko. No victory for the JTF no withdrawal. Let the fighting go on!

What of doz displaced by

What of doz displaced by fulani herdsmen attacks?

The Sultan and company are quite clear about what matters

“…protecting Muslims that have been unjustly displaced in crisis ridden areas including Tafawa Balewa in Bauchi State, scores of villages in Wase local government in Plateau State as well as in Southern Kaduna where Muslims had been massively massacred sequel to the 2011 general elections”
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The Sultan and company are quite clear about what matters to them the most and there is nothing wrong with that. But my question to him is…Na only Muslims been killed in all these crises? So, all the killings by Boko-Haram were all Muslims abi? Gimme a break, the Sultan of “I’m right and the only victim here”
I do not pretend to have all the answers. But what I know for sure is that RELIGION is everywhere in the discussion about “continent Nigeria”. Now, people will say but the constitution says it is secular. I say bull…shi...it. Old enough and seen enough to call a spade a spade. Can’t do it in any other way pal.

Re: appeal to Boko Haram

Yes, the appeal is just very perfunctory and meant to pool the wool over people's eyes! Fortunately, the sultan was a senior officer in the army and so is knowledgeable enough to understand some very serious crimes against a nation: terrorism and treason. Would the sultan face the nation to deny that Boko Haram have not committed these crimes? As an important leader in the nation, the sulan should have put the heavy weight of his office to rein in heavily on these outlaws and impress on them the seriousness of their acts against the nation! But he has not done this. The only thing he has just done here is to speak like a dissipated runner asking the Boko Haram to accept amnesty. And then asking that investigations against the killing of Muslims be made! Are Muslims the only Nigerans? Are Muslims more important than other Nigerians? The Muslims are only behaving in a way that makes other Nigerians detest them. And surely other Nigerians will never elect a Muslim in politics!

Premeditated Religion

Despite the security challenges, the Sultan wants people to be roaming the street with face covered & long cloths that will contain several rocket propelled grenade lunchers? You see why I say all muslims are alike?
Islam indeed is a premiditated religion:
1. It forbids ppl entering one's house so that whatever is been created in their no one knows
2. It allow wearing of mask & long cloth to enable trfficking of all the evils created in the house
3. It enjoins members to meet 5 times a day for delibration on what evil shld b done
4. It does not allow nonmuslims to their shrine, mosque
5. Mosque are built rampantly instrategic positions as watch towers & armory.
6. Its members use violence to prevent ppl from pointing out these facts
7. It does not forbids use of intoxicating drugs like heroin etc but forbids alcohol.
Etc.

This NSCIA is a terrorist organisation

The position of the NSCIA in the various incidents religious (Islamic) violence is a shame. To think that they are not sorry for the losses of Christians due the moronic violent acts of their brother, they even go further demanding compensation for the muslims. What about the Christians that were killed in the violence.
these guys are just jokers and should not be encourage with any form of amnesty whatsoever. we can't be rewarding murderers. they are all the same. they show no sympathy to the fate of their christian victims. Only now they began the talk of amnesty, onlyl now that muslims are being killed. Shame on Oloyede, shame on the Emir. Shame on their jihad.

Where is the Shehu of Borno?

It would be great if the Shehu of Borno (the head of the oldest islamic empire in pre-colonial Nigeria) to take a stand within his domain.

This sultan has for too long been assuming the position of the head of moslems in Nigeria and there is no basis for such pretentious positioning.

The caliphate has only a 200 year legacy in Nigeria and with Islam in Nigeria. Borno empire has a legacy of over 800 years. Islam in Yoruba land precedes both.

The government of Nigeria needs to bring up a council that has greater claim to the spiritual leadership of Nigeria than this pretender!

Remember Your History!

I don't know whether the Sultan is ignorant of the history of Islam or he is saying this to mislead the un-informed!
If you genuinely say that what the Boko Haram are doing is a heinous crime it equally means you are saying that what Muh'd did to the Jewish community of Banu qurayza is also a heinous crime to humanity. The Mujaheed (BH) are doing exactly what they saw their master did. What does Sulatan has to say about the 66 wars Muh'd fought in his time? Was it a crime or a Jihad?
My friends, remember that an evil masqurade does not spare its owner.
May God show us the way if we are genuinely seeking for Him.

amnesty ko!

Pounding the living daylight out of boko and it's supporters club is a mission that must be accomplished. There is no need for we the rest investing any kobo In any other project in the Islamic north than in the armory of destroying it --boko and it's supporters!

@Fe.muwe: You seem to be wallowing in ignorance

Are you asking Jonathan to come and buidl more universities in Lagos state? or are you not aware of how many schools that Boko Haram has burnt down and killed the teachers and students? as for electricity, what about the trillions of Naira which Obasnajo packed adn gave PHCN/NEPA Chief Bola Ige diverted and kept in his personal accounts for at least six months before sharing to your Yoruba and Fualni Mafia in PHCN/NEPA?

Is Jonathan not still working to improve electricity generation? You need to use your brain, rather than rant like an ethnic chauvinist

The Truth Shall Set You Free

The truth still remain that violence is synanymous with Islam yet people of high learning & highly honored men of the society are looking us in the face & telling us lies!
I heard Sultan mentioning the crisis in Tafawa Balewa: was it not the muslims that first started killing Sayawa people in 1991 after falsefully accusing them of selling pork meat to them? Has anybody heard Sayawas fighting Igbos, Yoruba etc living in Tafawa Balewa? Why is it always Muslims vs someone?
Kaduna: was it not muslims that started killing nonmuslims & burning Churches b/c Goodluck worn election? You mean ppl shld stand still as your mujaheeds slaughter them?
Wase: it is muslims that started d unrest after decieving d locals with fake peacetalk that served as smoke screen.
Be honest for once!

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