Tinubu back Islamic clerics’ negotiations with Niger coup leaders


Islamic leaders on the platform of council of Ulamas, get President Tinubu’s approval to mediate in the Niger coup situation.

The Islamic clerics got Tinubu’s approval when they visited the President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, today to seek his permission to mediate in Niger coup crisis.

Present at the visit were Sheihk Nasiru Abdulmumini; Sheikh Abduurrahman; Sheikh Bala Lau and Sheikh Qaribulahi Nasir Ksbara.

The approval for the Ulamas muslim clerics to mediate in the Niger Coup crisis is coming a few hours to the scheduled extraordinary summit of the leadership of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which should hold again in Abuja on Thursday, August 10, 2023.

It was reported earlier that the leader of the Tijjaniya Movement in Africa and the 14th Emir of Kano Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi met with the leaders of the military junta Niger Republic in what appears to have taken the world by surprise.

Recall, the military junta had aborted a meeting with representatives of African Union (AU), Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) and a top US diplomat

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