Shocking! We Want Sharia Court In Lagos, Lagos Muslims Tells FG

Muslims in Lagos state have demanded for a Sharia Court to be established in the case to settle cases among Muslims .

They spoke in Lagos at an interactive session with the governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Mr. Owolabi Salis.The community said it needed a Sharia Court “because Muslims’ affairs are being decided by people who know nothing about Islamic laws.”

Salis promised to set up a committee to look into the request if elected as governor. He said religious leaders must oppose injustice.The event was attended by Muslim clerics from Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry, Ikeja and other areas in Lagos.

The origin of sharia law can be found in the Islamic tradition. Basically, it is one of the religious laws the whole Islamic culture stands on. The basic rules of sharia law root back to the main written law of Muslims also known as the Quran and Hadith. Sharia law was formulated and developed by different religious groups from all over the Islamic world including Hanbali, Maliki, and Jafari. They helped the Muslims to apply sharia law in daily life, jurisprudence, public services and religious traditions.


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