An Islamic scholar and Director, Nigeria Office of International Institute of Islamic Therapy, Ustaz Sa’eed Abdur-Rauf, has urged Nigerian Muslim women to embrace any new wife their husbands bring into the home.

He made the call on Saturday in Ibadan during the 4th Annual Ramadan Lecture organised by Oyo District of The Criterion, an association of Muslim women in business and the professions, Daily Nigerian reports.

As a Muslim woman, you should know that there is no alternative to it. If your husband brings a new wife, you should be able to endure it. It is not easy, but you must be able to appreciate than endure it,” he said.