FROM YAHUZA YAHAYA DOKA:
Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has expressed dismay for the inability of the State Hisbah Board in addressing the increasing immorality and anti social behavior affecting the attitude of youth and children across the state.
To this end, the Governor assured to reposition the Board in a manner that would allow competent persons to carryout it activities effectively.
The Governor was speaking when he granted audience to a forum of Chief Imams from various Juma’at Mosques in Bauchi Metropolis.
Bala Mohammed also said plans are underway to appoint Senior Special Assistants from different Islamic and Christian Organizations to further support government’s commitment on Societal re-orientation.
While expressing dissatisfaction with the mode of preachings by some clergies capable of inciting public disorder, the Governor urged religious leaders to use their knowledge in propagating the real teaching of Islam and Christianity.
Also speaking, the state commissioner Ministry of Religious Affairs Alhaji Yakubu Ibrahim Hamza who said they were at the government House to congratulate the governor on his recent Supreme Court Victory, described the move to reposition the Hisbah Board as a step in a right direction.
He also assured the Ministry’s commitment to complement the Governor’s effort towards addressing all forms of social behaviors.
Earlier, an Islamic Scholar in Bauchi Dr. Mujjitaba Abdulkadir stressed the need for more engagement with the Islamic Scholars, adding that it will no doubt address the Gap with the government.
He commended the Governor for various developmental initiatives especially in the area of formal and non formal education and affirmed the readiness of the islamic Scholars to support Government policies and programmes.