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Sharia law not binding on Christians in Sokoto State – Sultan


The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, has told corps members in Sokoto State that the Shari’a Law is not binding on Christians non-Muslims in the state.

He made this statement when some Corp members and some top management staff of NYSC visited him in his palace.

According to him, they should not worry about their safety  despite some security challenges facing the country., assuring them that nothing would stop them from practising the religion of their choice..

“In Sokoto, Sharia law is only binding on Muslims, nobody will force you to wear Hijab or force you to obey Islamic laws if you are not a Muslim,” he stated.

He also urged them to continue to be law-abiding and serve as role models to the younger generations.

“If you are posted to schools, impact the lives of the students, make them better than you met them,” he added

He called on them to respect the cultures and customs of their host communities.

“If you have a problem at the place of your primary assignment or where you are posted to, contact the district head over there; they are your guardians in the community,’’ he noted.