Salafi’s launch Campaign for Zakir Naik in Nigeria

Sympathisers of Wahabi scholar sheikh Zakir Naik have a launched a campaign aimed at “clearing the name” of the embattled scholar who has been accused of spreading extremists views by indian and Bengali authorities.

The Wahabists who have recently become adept at using social media launched the campgain¬†on a number of Hausa Facebook Groups with calls to prayer and a series of articles titled “Meyasa Suke Son Kashe Zakir Naik” ” Why they want to kill Zakir Naik”

The campaign mostly focuses on demonizing India and Indians whose Bollywood film industry is immensely popular in the Nigerian North.

Naik has been accused of using his evangelical campaigns to inspire hate and terrorism in Bangladesh and Indian

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