Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has reacted to calls from the Muslim Solidarity Forum, calling on them to be mindful of their utterances against the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah.
The Sokoto-based group had asked Kukah to vacate the state or tender an apology over his comments on Islam.
The acting Chairman of MSF, Professor Isa Maishanu, made this known in a statement in reaction to the cleric’s Christmas Message.
Fani-Kayode in a tweet,said “Bishop Hassan Kukah did not attack Islam & has nothing to apologise about. He has always sought for religious tolerance & peaceful co-existence between Christians & Muslims. Those that demand that he “must apologise” or “leave Sokoto” must mind their utterances & keep the peace.
“If anyone can provide me with a video of Kukah calling for violence against Muslims or inciting people against Islam I will give him one million naira”.
Kukah, in his December 25 message, had accused the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of nepotism and failure to protect Nigerians. His message riled some nerves, especially in the camp of the pro-Buharists.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]