TVC E. Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has warned Muslim clerics in the country to stop using their mosques to preach hate among Nigerians.
Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi gave the warning in his sermon at the ultra-modern mosque of the Federal University of Technology Minna Niger State on Friday.
Alhaji Sanusi also led the first Friday prayers in the mosque after inaugurating it. The inauguration of the mosque was one of the activities to mark the 26th convocation 35th anniversary of the establishment of the university.
He told Muslim faithful especially clerics that it was unfortunate that some of them were hiding under the sanctity and immunity of the Holy places to set one part of the society against the other adding that this was totally against the tenets of Islam.
The monarch insisted that Muslim clerics and indeed all Muslims should preach peace among the adherents and work to achieve peace with members of other religions.
He asked Muslims all over the country to unite and forge a common front for the propagation of the religion and the country.
Emir Sanusi also called for religious tolerance among members of the two major religions in the country saying this was the panacea for peace in Nigeria.
The monarch commended the university community for constructing the mosques and assured them that Allah would always reward those who participated in the building of a place to worship him.
Emir Sanusi was accompanied to the event by among others the Emir of Minna Dr. Umaru Farouq Bahago and Islamic Cleric Sheikh Ahmed Lemu.
The climax of the convocation and anniversary ceremonies holds on Wednesday with the award of degrees postgraduate degrees and diplomas to 3734 students 34 of them in first class while 35 others will receive doctorate degrees.