Buhari, Boko Haram Commander Abubakar Shekau Make List Of Most Influential Muslim Leaders

By Ikenga Chronicles December 18, 2016

Buhari, Boko Haram Commander Abubakar Shekau Make List Of Most Influential Muslim Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari and Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the terrorist group, Boko Haram have been honoured among the top 50 most influential Muslim leaders in the world.

The shocking report was disclosed on Sunday, December 18, in the 2017 edition of The Muslim500, an annual report of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims.

Recall that there are about 1.7 billion Muslims all over the world, making up approximately 23 per cent of the world’s population, or one-fifth of the world.

Buhari is the 17th most powerful Muslim in 2016. Among the top 50 list are other Nigerians including, the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III, and a Borno State-Islamic cleric, Sheik Ibrahim Saleh, Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Nigeria.

Other Nigerians who made the list of most influential 500 Muslims in the world included Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, Prince Bola Ajibola, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, and Abdurahman Olanrewaju Ahmad.

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