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Islamic Cleric Jingir Cautions Youths Against Drug, Substance abuse

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The Deputy National Chairman, Council of Ulama II of Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Ikamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS) with headquarters in Jos, Sheik Saidu Jingir, has cautioned youths against substance and drug abuse.

Jingir gave the warning at the closing ceremony of annual Ramadan Fast Qur’anic recitation/commentary (Tafseer), on Thursday in Bauchi.

The Cleric who was posted to Bauchi for the annual tafsir, cautioned youths to avoid substance, drug abuse, disrespect to parents and elders.

He explained that substance and drug abuse pose dangers of mental health problems, depression, conduct problems, personality disorders, including killing, suicide, among other risks involved on abusers.

He urges the youth to develop a good friendship and relationship, ensuring a peaceful country in the future.

Jingir commended the Governor for construction of the magnificent JIBWIS mosque in Bauchi.

He said the governor has done much for JIBWIS and Islam, therefore, he would continue to received their prayers and support in all endavours.

In a remark, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state tasked religious leaders to continue promoting and preaching good moral values among the youth for peaceful co-existence of the society.

He said the importance of moral values among youth also can help them discover and develop into a better person in society too.

He appreciated Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa Ikamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS) for their efforts of instilling good moral values among youth.

“Those who value good morals get the privilege of modifying and altering their lives for the better.

It helps youth to inculcate and good qualities inherited from healthy youth.urging the youth to associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation negatively,

“Hence, we can see that it is very important to instill morals among youth. to avoid social problem,” he said

The Governor urged religious leaders to continue preaching good moral values for a better society.

Mohammed pledged continued support to JIBWIS, with a promise to build islamiyya school and lecturer hall at the JIBWIS mosque kasuwan Shanu Bauchi.

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C’ittee Seeks Assistance To Complete N10m Numan Mosque Project

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Muslims in Numan local government area of Adamawa State are seeking the assistance of well to do in the society for completion of
N10m “Sabon Tasha” mosque project.

This is contained in a statement released and signed by mosque committee chairman, Malam Yusuf Aliyu Umar on Sunday.

According to the committee chairman the 200 capacity mosque project has so far gulped over N7, 615, 700 naira, funds donated by some Muslims.

The statement says the mosque now requires N2, 384, 300 to complete the project.

It therefore called on the wealthy and other Muslims to help and complete the project for abundant reward from Allah.

Those who are willing to contribute may contact the mosque committee on this numbers: 08169069380, 08065122414, or 07068802000.

The donors can also use the following account number: 3085686194, account name; Masallacin Bakin Sabon Tasha Numan, at First Bank.

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2023: Adamawa Muslim Council Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plot Blocking Muslims From Voting

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From Umar Dankano, Yola

Muslims Council of Nigeria,Adamawa state branch has alleged a sinister plot of blocking its members (Muslims) from voting during elections and participating in the voters registration by some unscrupulous elements.

The Council disclosed the allegations in Yola weekend during an emergency meeting with all its executives from the 21 local government areas in the state alleging that intelligence report at its disposal has revealed that Muslims are being blocked to cast their votes or register during elections in some local governments in the State.

Chairman of the Council,Gambo Jika decried that in some of these communities where their members are in the minority are allegedly subjected to all manner of intimidation and harassment to the extent of sending them to their homes denying them of their civil rights.

“We the Muslims Council of Adamawa state summoned this meeting purposely to discuss and proper solutions to some the challenges facing us in the state and Nigeria as a whole especially on the ongoing voter’s registration which has been turned to be like war.

“There are many places in some local councils in the state(Adamawa) where Muslims are not allowed to go and vote even after being registered.In some cases,unpatriotic vigilante groups are used to harass our people not to go polling centres in their communities.

“We have it on record that,this unacceptable utterances occurred in the previous elections but we will resist any attempt henceforth.we call on security agencies,traditional leaders and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure people are allowed to cast their votes or register without any molestation”.Jika declared.

He cried out to the state government and security agencies to as a matter of utmost importance address the alleged practice noting that if not tackle with the seriousness it deserved,the situation can degenerate into crisis.

He further admonished all and sundry to come out and register to enable them beat the additional two weeks announced by INEC ahead of the 2023 elections.

An impeccable source interviewed by peoples Daily on condition of anonymity listed the affected local government areas to include; Numan,Michika,Lamurde and Mayo-belwa respectively.

Reacting to the development,Director General on media and Communications to Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri,Comrade Solomon Kumagar said the issue is a sensitive one in nature and needed more time to find out before commenting on it.

When contacted over the alleged security breach,Spokesman of the Adamawa state Command,S.P Suleiman Nguroje said that he hasn’t been briefed on such development yet promising to cross check and get back to this reporter but couldn’t do so up to the time of filing in this report.

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EID-EL-KABIR: Bauchi Speaker Felicitates With Muslims

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Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y Suleiman has congratulated Muslim Umma on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir celebration.

The Speaker said that the period which signifies sacrifice and devotion to the worship of the Almighty Allah as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim (AS), reminds entire Muslims of the need of total submission to the will of Allah and make more sacrifices Him, the Islam and the humanity.

He enjoined Muslims to be their brothers’ keepers by offering helping hands, showing compassion, brotherhood, love and shunning backbite, enemity and dangerous envy among others.

Rt. Hon. Abubakar Suleiman who is also the Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, tasked Muslim faithfuls to use the period to extend hands of kindness to others, pray fervently for Bauchi State and the Country, for security, economic prosperity, development and hitch free 2023 general elections.

The Speaker who is the Bauchi State Deputy Amirul Hajj and Leader of State Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia, felicitates with the State pilgrims for getting the rare privilege of performing this year’s Hajj and admonished them to pray for the State and the Country.

He restate the commitment of Bauchi State House of Assembly under his leadership on quality representation and legislations that would continue to provide dividends of democracy to the people of the State.

The Speaker expressed satisfaction on the way and manner the Executive Governor of Bauchi State His Excellency Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammad is efficiently running the affairs of the State, saying that the State has never gotten it this great, in term of purposeful leadership and developmental milestones.

He prays to Almighty Allah to continue guiding the leaders and the led aright, bring to an end problems bedeviling the Country, provides more developmental and economic breakthroughs.

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