Islamic scholars in Kano call for Aisha Buhari’s arrest

Islamic scholars in Kano call for Aisha Buhari's arrest

We had expected that Islamic scholars would react to the unislamic remarks of Aisha Buhari against her husband.

The Islamic scholars who converged in Kano State decried her oublic barrage of her husband as an insult to Islamic teachings.

The Islamic scholars also called on security operatives to immediately arrest her once she steps foot into the country.

Following Aisha’s comments, President Buhari had dismissed his wife’s claims saying: “I claim superior knowledge over her and the rest of the opposition.

“In the end, I have succeeded.

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“It’s not easy to satisfy the whole Nigerian opposition parties or to participate in the government.”

Buhari’s comments drew mixed reaction from his host, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who briefly stared at him.

Meanwhile, excerpt of the interview has sparked fierce condemnation in Kano State.

At Jamaatul Izalatul Bid’ah Mosque in Kano, Shiek Ismail Illyasu Mangu spoke to thousands of worshipers after the Jumaat prayer.

According to the Shiek “Aisha must be arrested because her interview is capable of inciting millions of Nigerians against her husband.

“We are sad about the interview granted by the wife of the President.

“We believe that opposition members in the country are using her against the government.

“Her statement is unfair and capable of inciting violence.

“It is a threat to the peace of the country and we do hope the security agencies will immediately arrest her.

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“We believed that some ungrateful elements in the country are using the wife of the president.

“Their plan is to tarnish the image of the president and the country.

“Nigerians are not in support of her open rebuke against her husband,” the Islamic scholar said.

Our correspondent learnt that the full text of Mrs. Buhari’s interview will be aired this morning on BBC Hausa program of “Shirn Gane mana Hanya”.