Education is an antidote to extremism and terrorism – President Buhari

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While receiving the leadership of Qadiriyya Islamic Movement in Africa at the State House, President Muhammed Buhari on Tuesday made a note that as Islam is known to be the religion of Peace and Justice, it is the duty of the Muslim leaders to promote the principle of the Religion.

by enlightening their followers to guard against religious extremism and terrorism He also urged religious leaders in the country to assist government to overcome forces of destruction.

The President said those who indoctrinate children and involves in suicide bombing to harm innocent people do not belong to any religion but said ‘‘terrorists who should be identified and fought until they give up their evil ways.’’

After commending the Qadiriyya movement for promoting education, interfaith dialogue and good moral conduct in the society, he also expressed support for the proposed Islamic Centre in Abuja by the movement.

 

The leader of the Qadiriyya in Africa, Sheikh Qaribullah Kabara had also commended the President on the achievements of his administration since coming into office, stressing the diversification of the economy, increased power supply and food sufficiency and finally congratulated the President on his emergence as his party’s candidate for the 2019 election.

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