Boko Haram leader, Shekau condemns Kano death sentence over Blasphemy

Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram, in a new audio, condemned the Kano State death sentence over blasphemy remarks.

The embattled Boko Haram leader, also stated that there is no difference between the ‘blasphemer’ and those who sentenced him to death. More details coming soon.

The embattled leader of Jama’atu Ahlussunnah Lid Da’awati Wal Jihad otherwise known as Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has released 11 minutes audio in which he faulted the death sentencing of a man accused of blasphemy in Kano State.

Yahaya Sherif Aminu was sentenced to death by hanging in Kano State for insulting Prophet Muhammad in a song he shared on WhatsApp in March.

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“We heard about something sad happening in the state where people think they are Muslims, even though they are practicing disbelief,” Shekau stated.

“A singer opened his mouth and uttered unkind words against the Prophet (PBUH). It was said he was arrested and sentenced to death by hanging.

“According to some people, he can appeal the judgement. But what brought this if the sentence is godly?”


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