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Sharia Law Solely Applies To Muslims, Sultan Tells Corpers

Sharia Law Solely Applies To Muslims, Sultan Tells Corpers

Sharia Law Solely Applies To Muslims, Sultan Tells Corpers

Sharia Law Solely Applies To Muslims, Sultan Tells Corpers

The 2022 Batch ‘B’ Stream 11 corps members in Sokoto State have received assurances from Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, that the Shari’a Law is not applicable to non-Muslims living in the state.

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The guarantee was given by the Sultan on Thursday in his palace during a courtesy visit from the NYSC management team in the state, which was led by the state coordinator.

In addition, he reassured them that their safety is guaranteed despite the nation’s security concerns.

They were also promised by Abubakar that they could practice whichever faith they chose.

He noted that Sharia law is not binding on non-Muslims, stressing that nobody would be coerced to join Muslims against his or her wish.

Sharia Law Solely Applies To Muslims, Sultan Tells Corpers

“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.

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

The monarch urged 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.

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On his part, the NYSC State Coordinator, Alhaji Muhammad Nakamba, said these batches of corps members are exceptional in terms of discipline and obedience to camp rules and regulations.


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