“Embrace the good teachings of Islam” — Ganduje urges Muslims Ummah
By Mahmud Gambo Sani
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has stressed the need for Muslims Ummah to embrace the good teachings of Islam to ensure peace and unity in the State.
The Governor was speaking at the annual Zikir and Prayers for National Unity organised by the Majalisul Shura Litaraqa Al-Tijjaniyya held at Kano Emir’s Palace.
Ganduje represented by his Deputy Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna said acquiring knowledge on Islam and putting in to practice is what the religion teaches and are the best solutions to some societal problems facing the Muslims.
He Maintained that Tijjaniyya Followers are for long identified as the peace loving people who sacrifice themselves in acquiring knowledge and promoting love and teaching of the Prophet and his companions as guided by Sheik Ahamadu Tijjani.
While acknowledging the contributions made by such great scholars towards islamic propagation, Governor Ganduje advised the Muslims to shun the habit of differentiating between the Prophet’s Companions and remain in peace with one another.
Ganduje further extended his best wishes to the organisers of the annual Zikir and assured of his administration continue support and cooperation towards promoting the religion of Islam.
In his speech, the Emir of Kano Malam Muhammadu Sunusi II said the annual Zikir and Prayers are organised to draw closer all the Tijjaniyya Followers and pray for the Nation’s Unity and Stability.
He encouraged the members to wake up and seek for more knowledge to serve as ladder that would allow them to know the religion of Islam and the Tijjaniyya doctrine.
Earlier, in a welcome address, the Acting Chairman of Majalisul Shura Litaraqa Al- Tijjaniyya Khalifa Sani Shehu Maihula urged the Members to follow and copy the good life style of Sheik Ahmadu Tijjani who devoted his time in propagating the teaching of Islam and the love of the Prophet.
Other Prominent people who spoke during the annual Zikir include chief Imam of Abuja Mosque Sheik Muhammad Suru, Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi and the Governor of Kaduna State Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i among others.