Sheikh Nuhu Khalid, the sacked Chief Imam of Apo Legislative Quarters Central Mosque in Abuja and founder of the Islamic Research and Da’wah Foundation, has said that “the mosque’s pulpit was formerly a center for Buhari campaign.”
This was said by the clergyman during an appearance on Trust TV’s Daily Politics.
Sheikh Nuhu Khalid was suspended after his ‘anti-government’ sermon went viral, and he was fired as a result of commenting on his suspension.
Following the terrorist bombing of a Kaduna-bound train, which resulted in the deaths of several passengers and the kidnapping of many more, the preacher accused the government of carelessness.
He was suspended and ultimately terminated by the Apo Mosque committee, a scenario that pitted him against Senator Dan Sadau, the head of the mosque committee.
The imam stated that he would rather die of hunger than be an imam who cannot tell the truth, especially in light of the fact that life in Nigeria is becoming increasingly valuable.
“I have nothing to lose,” he added. I stand by my words on this. I’d sooner go hungry than remain silent while people are slain. Trains are being assaulted, highways are being stopped, and there is blood everywhere.
“I reside in a little town. My children attend public schools, and I interact with residents. As a result, I am aware of the tough circumstances in which the people of this nation find themselves.”
According to the imam, he was authorized three times by government officials in an attempt to prohibit him from commenting on current events in the nation, which he rejected.
“We questioned who is the president and who is suffering if the government is unhappy.” Aren’t they the majority? The people are more important, which is why government employees are referred to as civil servants. The people’ life must be safeguarded.”