Senate to Consider Proposal on Creating Sharia Courts in the Southwest

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A group of Muslim known as Muslim Congress has submitted a memo to the Senate committee on thr review of the 1999 constitution, proposing the implementation of sharia in the southwest region.

The Senate commenced its zonal public hearing on constitutional amendment across the country on Wednesday 26, May, 2021.

Month after the soliciting suggestion from the public. While presenting its memo at the Lagos hearing on Wednesday, The Muslim Congress said it wants Sharia implemented in the Yoruba-speaking southwest to cater to its Muslim population.

TMC representative, Abdulganihu Bamidele said: “We want to partner for the creation of Sharia courts in the southwest because of our population of Muslims.”

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