An eminent Islamic scholar, Fadilat Sheikh Dairu Bauchi has reiterated the strong bond that exists among Muslims, especially in Nigeria, saying,
“there is no dichotomy between southern and northern Muslims.”
Bauchi, who was in Lagos as guest speaker at a special programme organised by Nasrul Lahi L Fatih Society, (NASFAT) to mark the 57th Independence Anniversary of Nigeria, said his visit to NASFAT was an indication that a firm love exists between the southern and northern Muslims.
In his speech which was delivered in both Hausa and Arabic languages, translated into English, the renowned cleric advised Muslims to further seek unity, love and collaboration with fellow faithful irrespective of their residence, tribe, ethnicity or location.
The scholar commended NASFAT for using the platform to enhance the image of Islam within and outside the country.He ended his speech by praying fervently for Nigeria’s unity, growth and development.
The Acting Chief Missioner, NASFAT, Imam Mahroof Onike AbdulAzeez expressed the society`s appreciation to the erudite Islamic cleric for accepting NASFAT`s invitation.
He later assured him that NASFAT would continue to work in fostering peace and unity between the Ummah and the entire Nigerians.The highlight of the special event was the presentation of the society prayer book and other souvenirs to the highly revered Shiekh by the leadership of the society.