HIS EMINENCE SHEIKH SHARIFF IBRAHIM SALEH AL-HUSSAINY CHAIRMAN FATWA COMMITTEE OF NIGERIA HAS RECEIVED A PEACE CONVOY FROM EGYPT
The great Mufti of the Federal Republic of Nigeria his eminence Sheikh Shariff Ibrahim Saleh Al-Husseiny has received a peace convoy in the country’s capital Abuja which was sent to Nigeria with the cooperation of Azhar University and the Council of Muslim Juries. Where his eminence welcomed the convoy and commended the effort its membership are making and the significance of the lectures and seminars the convoy is convening in establishing the spirit of tolerance and coexistence among mankind.
His eminence the Mufti of Nigeria said, the arrival of the peace convoy in Nigeria came at the appropriate time in order to unite the people of Nigerian society and to strengthen its youth against extremist ideas spreading through the terrorist groups which mount on the religion to execute its suspicious and false objectives. He also extended greetings to (his) excellency the Great Imam A. D. Ahmed Tayyib, Sheikhul(Mufti & Principal) of Al-Azhar University and the Chairman of the[International] Council of Muslim Juries upon the guidance of his eminence to send this convoy to Nigeria.
And his eminence pointed to the provision of the necessary means of support to ease and facilitate its mission in difference cities that were scheduled for members of the convoy to visit, meet the youth and the public as well as organize educational seminars and field trips, to enable the convoy execute its da’awah or propagation role in presenting the right picture for Islam and its magnanimous teachings, correcting false misconception and warding off suspicion.
It is being revealed that the Council of Muslim Juries has announced about sending 16 different groups of convoys to a number of countries globally into different continents during the second stage from the # International Peace _Convoy; to promote peace and spread middle-ground approach towards the religion of Islam through convening of meetings and dialogues with all categories of society in those countries; with the objective of renouncing extremism and spreading the common culture of co-existence. And that will be after the success of the first stage by the peace convoy which was launched by the Council last year.