The Shari’a Council Of Ulama’s have endorsed the people democratic party (PDP), candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

The state chairman of the council, Sheikh Abba Adam Koki,made the disclosure to newsmen in kano.


According to him, the endorsement was sequel to consultations with relevant stakeholders as they believe that Atiku Abubakar, would ensure unification of Nigeria, irrespective of religious or ethnic differences.



The State Chairman said ,they had critically analysed all the candidates, and finally accepted to go for the PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar.


He stressed that, the council is not a politic platform, but rather a coalition of members of different parties including APC, NNPP, business men, among others.


Sheikh Adam highlighted that, the council comprise of different Sects of Tijjaniyya, Qadirriyaa, Izala and other Sects, brought together to achieve a common goal.


“we as Ulama’s believe in doing things after reaching out to all those that are concerned”


He said, they have not decided on gubernatorial candidates due to the fact that, in Kano anything is possible when it comes to who becomes the next Governor of the State, as endorsing anybody would create serious misunderstanding, among them.




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