(Vanguard) Nigerian Anglicans continue to kick against Islamic banking

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Angry reactions have continued to trail the planned introduction of Islamic banking system in the country by the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.

The condemnation was part of a 14-point communiqué issued at the end of the third session of the first synod of the Diocese of Oru, Anglican Communion, and signed by the Bishop and Synod Secretary, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Chukwunenye and Ven. H.U Nnaoma respectively.

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Posted July 7, 2011 at 6:42 am

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1. Jeremy Bonner wrote:

I’m still waiting to hear how these objections square with calls for an Anglican bank.

Unless the fear is that Islamic banks would enjoy a monopoly in northern Nigeria, I fail to see why nonsectarian banks should be the sole depositories of record. There’s no obligation to use one.


July 7, 9:08 am | [comment link]
2. BlueOntario wrote:

Perhaps the fear is they would fund some of the armed gangs in the northern states.

July 7, 4:23 pm | [comment link]

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