1446 AH: Kebbi Ulamas Organize Statewide Prayers for Peace 

Written by Yusuf Zubairu

Kebbi Ulamas has organized a special prayer across the state with the aim of achieving peace and harmony, as well as overcoming challenges in the state and the country at large.

In a remark, Governor Nasir Idris said his administration intends to construct new mosques and rehabilitate existing ones, in line with the high value placed on religious affairs by the government.

Represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Yakubu Bala, Governor Nasir Idris noted that upon assuming office, he established the Ministry of Religious Affairs and retained the Office of the Special Adviser on Religion, marking an unprecedented move in the history of Kebbi State.

He explained that three Islamic Boards have been created by law, received assent, and are now fully operational.

According to him, his administration holds the Ulamas and leaders of other religions in high regard and therefore urges them to sustain their prayers for the betterment of society.

Earlier, the Special Adviser on Religious Affairs to Kebbi State Governor, Engineer Imrana Usman, said the Prayer session was organised to mark the new Islamic year,1446 AH , First of Muharram.

A prayer to the Almighty Allah in honour of the new Islamic calendar was led by Sheikh Umar Malisa, a Judge of the Shari’a Court of Appeal, Alkali Abubakar Muhammad Ambursa, and Professor Muhammad Wali Argungu.

COV /Abdullahi Tukur