OYOGist.com has learned that the chief of the Islamic Clerks, Malam Bello Yabo has reportedly said the plot was aimed at arresting him, but God delivered him. The teacher said this while addressing followers at his mosque. The teacher said they should know everything that is happening in the world so I have nothing to fear. I spent five years in prison, lost 10 eid prayer during my detention and nowhere else in Sokoto.
He went on to say that his family and subordinates were not treated unfairly because he was prevented from fulfilling the requirements of the Eid Prayer of his family even though it was known that he would not be allowed to do so.
“No one in Nigeria has ever stopped me from preaching because that is the path I have chosen. Thank God, I was not arrested for stealing or looking for someone else’s wife, except for preaching and I will not stop preaching for the rest of my life” he said.
He also thanked those who helped him get released on bail, especially the Chairman of the Kaduna State Bar Association, the Minister of Justice, Sheikh Yusuf Sambo Rigachukun, Sheikh Isah Ali Pantami and Murtala Bello Assada, who had appointed him as Bello’s Warlord. Praise in his speech. The teacher did not disclose the names of those who complained against him, but said it was official.