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Imam Abubakar Abdullahi honoured

By Guardian Exclusive
19 July 2019   |   7:22 pm
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, has been honoured with US International Religious Freedom Award for risking his own life to save some Christians in Jos. The Muslim cleric hid 262 Christians in his mosque and home from alleged Fulani herdsmen in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, during June 2018 clashes.

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