Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu is the Secretary-General of Jama’atu Nasril Islam. He holds Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Islamic Studies. He founded many schools including the Night Islamic School and an Adult Women Education School. He promotes the cause of peaceful co-existence among the Muslim and Christian in Nigeria. He had published many works in the area of education, health, religion, and democracy.
“I found these people, our Turkish brothers, come and they show humility. They show friendliness. They show likeness of people. They show compassion, and are very peaceful. And well-organized. And they never get angry. And they try to really work. And are concerned about the welfare of the Muslim ummah, what is interesting, not only the Muslim ummah, the humanity. And they try to extend this.”
“Fethullah Gülen is a distinguished personality. Respectful personality. A great man of our own time. A scholar. A teacher. A mover. A builder, and a man who believes that the future of Islam and the Muslims and the world community is bright. And that if you give peace a chance, love a chance, humanity a chance, then we’ll be able to really make headway. He is great in the sense that, Mr. Fethullah Gülen is great in the sense that he believes in these ideologies.”
“The concept of the nonviolent methodology of imparting the message taken by Fethullah Gülen is another very wonderful and fantastic thing. And that it shows you, this approach shows you that indeed, Islam is peace. And that you can reach your own target through peacefulness. And that how do you do that. His lectures are moving. His videos, his tapes, the tapes of Fethullah Gülen, the lectures of Fethullah Gülen, the writings of Fethullah Gülen, when you see them, you see that really, they are peaceful, and the approach is good.”