“Captain Jamil is no longer a pilot at Azman Air” Airline distances self from him after he said “the punishment for blasphemy is de@th”
Azman Airline has revealed that Captain Jamil Abubakar is no longer a pilot, Azman Airline distanced itself from him and a tweet he shared following the k#lling of a Christian student by her fellow schoolmates for alleged blasphemy.
Naijapalaba.com recently reported that: “The punishment for blasphemy is DE@TH!” Capt. Jamil Abubakar, writes after a Christian student was k#lled by her fellow schoolmates for “blasphemy” in Sokoto
The victim who is identified as Deborah Samuel was stoned and burnt to de@th on Thursday, May 12.
Her crime was a statement she made on her class WhatsApp group which her Muslim colleagues considered to be blasphemous to the Prophet.
Captain Jamil, an experienced pilot, son of the former Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar, and son-in-law of Africa’s richest man Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Tweeted following Deborah’s de@th , tweeted: “In Islam we respect the Injil, Taura, Zabur, we were never taught to disrespect any of the book, or any of the prophets From Adam to Muhammad SAW & the Quran.
“The punishment for Blasphemy is D£@TH! in most religions including Christianity.
Respect Peoples religion it’s simple!”
He added: “In Islam the Sharia court handles these cases. Islam put rules & regulations to control peoples action and motives, so the wrong ones are not cheated and justice is served the right way.”
He has now deleted the tweets after it caused outrage.
Twitter users mentioned Azman Air as his employer and called on the Airline to take action. Others defended Jamil and said they agree with his tweet.
Azman Air has now said Jamil is no longer their pilot and his last work with them was in Dec 2019.
The Airline also said it will not take responsibility for the comment of a former staff.
The tweet reads: “PUBLIC NOTICE: Capt Jamil Abubakar is no longer a pilot @AzmanAir; his last flight with us was 22nd Dec 2019.
“We refuse to take responsibility for a comment or view of a former staff.
“The General Public should kindly take note.”