Islamic group makes 6 demands from Buhari government, they said he should allow soldiers keep beards and wear hijab.
Nigeria has the largest Muslim population in West Africa. The CIA estimates over 50% of the population is Muslim while the BBC estimated in 2007 that slightly over 50% of the population is Muslim. Muslims in Nigeria are predominantly Sunnis of the Maliki school of thought.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has demanded that all the grievances of Muslims in the country be addressed by the Federal Government.
They also requested for six things from the president as the new year started, it’s like a new year message and it was signed by Alhaji Akintola Ishaq.
Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world’s second-largest religion with 1.8 billion followers or 24.1% of the world’s population, known as Muslims. Muslims make up a majority of the population in 49 countries.
All what they demanded for was;
Hijab and beards for identity cards.
Acceptance of beards and hijab in uniformed organisations.
To establish Shariah courts in all states across Nigeria.
acceptance of caps, turban, , driving licences and international travelling passports.
And recognition of Hijra holiday in Nigeria.