National Mosque Imam speaks on ‘red lines not to be crossed’ amid outrage over killing of Samuel Deborah
The Imam of National Mosque Abuja, Ibrahim Maqari, has admonished adherents of other faiths while informing them of the red lines that Muslims have.
The cleric issued the admonition in the wake of the killing of Christian female student Deborah Samuel by rampaging mob of Muslim fanatics.
She was beaten and stoned to death and subsequently burnt for blasphemy in Sokoto state.
Speaking after the development, the imam said muslims have some red lines which must not be crossed especially as regards the dignity of the Prophet.
Imam Maqari hinted consequences awaited those who crossed the religion’s red lines.
He noted that if grievances are not properly addressed no one should be criticised for addressing them individually.
A statement posted on the Imam’s Twitter account. read: “It should be known to everyone that we the Muslims have some red lines beyond which MUST NOT be crossed. The dignity of the Prophet (PBUH) is at the forefront of the red lines.
“If our grievances are not properly addressed, then you should not be criticized for addressing them ourselves.”
Meanwhile, Governor Aminu Tambuwal has ordered students to vacate the school till further notice.