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Islamic banking divides Nigerian religious leaders

Posted on 18 July 2011

Nigeria is introducing Islamic banking to bring more of the nation’s estimated 70 million Muslims into the economy. But many prominent Christian leaders say it will further inflame religious violence.
Human rights activist Oke Adheke says Nigeria can not run on both a secular system and an Islamic system. “The moment they gave it a religious coloration it is not good for this country. Islamic banking by the name is not good for this country. Let them give us banking products that they believe are good for the ordinary man. The problem with this country is that we introduce too many funny things and tell stories about them, yet they don’t work,” said Adheke……………………………………….Full Article: Source

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