The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has demanded that Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, immediately remove his name from the rebuilt Adogba Central Mosque, which his administration demolished in 2020.
The MURIC Executive Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Saturday.
According to him, the governor was wrong to have renamed the Adogba Central Mosque, Iwo Road, Ibadan, after himself, despite opposition to his planned demolition of the mosque by his administration in 2020 and must return its original name.
He said, “Makinde has no moral right to name the mosque after himself because it was a replacement of the original mosque which was demolished by him. MURIC advised the governor to effect the change before the gubernatorial election on Saturday to avoid protest vote.”
He noted that the mosque was demolished by the Makinde’s administration despite protests by the Muslim community.