Boko Haram leader has released new audio condemning the death sentence passed on a singer in Kano for blaspheming Prophet Muhammed.
According to Humangle who disclosed this on its twitter handle, the sect leader said that the Kano state is no different from the musician sentenced to death.
He was quoted to have said, “there is no difference between the ‘blasphemer’ and those who sentenced him to death”.
An upper Sharia court in the Hausawa Filin Hockey area of Kano state said the singer, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, 22, was guilty of committing blasphemy for a song he circulated via WhatsApp in March.
Mr Sharif-Aminu did not deny the charges.
Judge Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani said he could appeal against the verdict.
The sentence has generated outrage on social media with Nigerians criticising such judgment.
Nigerians have since took to social media to react to the Boko Haram leader’s audio. See some reactions below:
Abubakar shekau is now an advocate for good governance and a human right activist.
Nigeria shout be a piece for comedy Central 😂😂😂
— DEMAGOGUE PhD.💘senior advocat🎓 (@von_Bismack) August 12, 2020
Shekau has always been a hypocrite and doesn't stand/represent islam.
I am beginning to wonder those that criticise and called islam all sort of names because of this man are now the ones supporting him for condemning sharia law.
Bunches of hypocrite
— Major general bazo (@Ibnbazo) August 12, 2020
I am speechless! And if you know me, I am usually never ever speechless.
Nothing wey Naija no go make us see.
Nigeria makes us eat worms in beans.
Shekau is now the advocate?
My skin is crawling! https://t.co/2BcSCh2NPS
— Aisha Yesufu (@AishaYesufu) August 12, 2020
Meanwhile, Shekau has condemned the death sentence passed on the Kano singer for blasphemy.
Shekau got this one right and deserves some accolades.
Kudos Shekau (Never knew I could ever commend Shekau)
— IKECHUKWU (@iykimo) August 12, 2020
We should consider giving Abubakar Shekau amnesty. The real terrorists are in Kano. https://t.co/1BZzOt9OaC
— Kelvin Odanz (@MrOdanz) August 12, 2020
Shekau condemning court for supporting murder!
Diezani giving morality speeches!
Tinubu complaining Obaseki places himself above the law!
Magu claiming unfair detention over corruption!
Akpabio accusing politicians of enriching themselves!
2020 is lit with very dark humor 😩 https://t.co/oc26Q7BZqj
— Zeal Ak (@zeal_a) August 12, 2020
So Shekau, Boko Haram leader condemns the actions of the Kano State Judiciary and their allies in the Presidency.
How do we narrate these absurdities to children in the future?
— Ayọ̀délé (@Ayo_eagles) August 12, 2020
Boko Haram like other Islamist groups like ISIS are consistent. You need to understand what Shekau is saying before you stan. No, don't be silly, he isn't ridiculing the sentence; far from it.
— Ikenna – 岩の先生 (@FailedRift) August 12, 2020
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