Munkaila Ahmadu, who killed his parents in Gagarawa local government area in Jigawa state, said he did so because they made blasphemous comments against the Prophet Muhammad.
Mr Ahmadu, a singer and member of the Islamic Tijjaniyya sect, said his parents made fun of him and called him crazy and objected to him being a praise singer for the Prophet.
PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Police in the state arrested Mr Ahmadu, 37, after he killed his parents and injured two others on Thursday.
He used a pestle to kill his father, Ahmad Muhammad, 70, who is the village chief of the Zarada community in the Gagarawa council area, and his mother Ahmad Hauwa’u, 60.
In a video recorded in custody shared with PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Ahmadu said he did not regret what he did because he was ordered to do it.
“I killed them because they refuse to accept the truth about Prophet Muhammad (SWA). I killed them because they abused the prophet and their punishment is death, there is no repentance for anyone who abused the prophet.
“I am a praise singer for the prophet, this year I plan to make a video for my song and if God wills, I will do it, I will be free because God is with the right person, it is why I am not worried about my action,” Mr Ahmadu said in a video recorded by the police.
“My relative dislikes (dislikes) the Prophet Muhammad because I adore him, they called me crazy, I begged my father to support my work (praise song), and I I said I didn’t like him womanise, I’m not a gambler, I don’t do drugs and I don’t steal, but he refused.
“My mother used to go to nearby towns to blackmail me, telling people to reject me whenever I came to sing the praises of the Prophet because I was crazy and refused to work on the farm.
“I am now in custody because according to human thought I have done a wrong thing but in the eyes of God and the Prophet what I have done is the right thing,” Mr Ahmadu said.
Mr Ahmadu, a father of five, said he suspected his father of having an affair with his wife.
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