JNN 21 July 2012 Paris : Sunni mufti and head of the Sunni scholars in France have embraced Shia Islam at the age of 68 years old. He stated that at the age of 68 he is very unfortunate to have being in complete coma about Shia Islam.
A top French Sunni mufti, Sheikh Sankoh, was very impressed with his visit to the holy city of Karbala. When asked on his impression on Shia Islam, he said that Karbala and Imam Hussain (as) are amazing discoveries for him. He said now he has discovered (in Karbala) the reality of Shia Islam.
Sheikh Sankoh Muhammadi is the imam (prayer leader) and head of the Fatwa Center and head of the Sunni scholars in France. Sheikh Sankoh Muhammadi is originally from Cameroon and have spent 43 years in France and holds french citizenship.he is very popular for the number of mosques he has built. Sheikh Sankoh visited the holy city of Karbala recently. He and Sheikh Walid al-Baaj (a Shia scholar) dialogued in the presence of a Tunisian researcher Muhammad Saleh al-Hinshir who acted as translator from Arabic to french.
Sheikh Sankoh was very impressed with his visit to the holy city of Karbala. When asked on his impression on Shia Islam, he said that Karbala and Imam Hussain (as) are amazing discoveries for him. He said now he has discovered (in Karbala) the reality of Shia Islam. He said his discovery of Shia Islam liberated his brain, senses and he has become a free human being. He also stated that what he has discovered is incumbent upon him to propagate it to the world that is veiled from this truthful reality.
He stated he was in total coma about Shia Islam and at age 68, that is very unfortunate. But now he shall become a soldier for ‘Tashayyu’ (propagating Shia Islam) to the world and they should inform Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Sistani (Iraq’s most senior and prominent Shia Muslim scholar) about his plan. He stated that now he has found true Islam as he shed tears visiting the (burial sites) of the Ahlul-Bayt of the Prophet (sa) in Iraq. He said that the Ahlul-Bayt (as) of Prophet Muhammad (sa) have been concealed from the eyes of Muslims and he visited the holy city of Madina (Saudi Arabia) and did not find them there until he has discovered who they are in Karbala.
He was adviced to read and research more about Shia Islam in order to spread the message of true Islam to the world. He replied by saying that he is in need of more books and literature in the french language for him to propagate the message.
( Roman Urdu ) Insan ko bedaar to ho lenay do ( Let the People awaken )
her qoum pukare gi humare hain Hussain A.S ( Every Nation will have One Slogan Imam Hussain Belongs to us )
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