Abuja’s Catholic Archbishop—Islamic Leaders Have a Duty to Stop Boko Haram

Posted by Kendall Harmon

"Just as the mind can be poisoned, we can also de-toxiate the mind, by reaching out to them and telling them they are making a big mistake and that what they are doing is not even in their own interest.

"That is what you might call counter propaganda. This is one reason why we are challenging our Islamic community in Nigeria.

"They have said it clearly again and again that they are not in support of what they are doing. Alhaji Lattef Adegbite, the Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs had spoken voiceferously condemning what the Boko Haram people are doing and that what they do is not Islam. Good! They can do much more than that because whether you call them Muslims or not, they said they are one.

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