Perhaps the democratic polity of Nigeria and indeed in different countries of the world has been built on sand rather than solid rock. Perhaps what we are experiencing in the democratic polity are necessary teething problems which must be experienced. An Islamic state is meant to enforce the law of the Shari’ah within its territorial jurisdiction, it is duty-bound to make itself an efficient organ for transforming the high ideals of Islam into reality. Meanwhile, Islam, the religion of peace and way of life which solves political and socio-economic problems, postulates that the administration of public affairs should be entrusted in the hands of those are best suited to discharge it (Qur’an 4:58). He said: ‘Should I carry the burden of conducting your affairs in my life as well as in my death?
Source: Nigerian Tribune May 20, 2022 01:13 UTC