Ganduje fixes date for debate between Abduljabar, other Islamic clerics



By Mahmoud Ndagi, Kano

THe Kano State has concluded arrangement and fixed Sunday, 7 the much-awaited debate between a controversial Islamic cleric, Abduljabbar Kabara and others.

 

The state commissioner Information and of Religious Affairs, Mohammed Garba and Tahar Adamu respectively confirmed the latest date in a BBC Hausa report monitored in Kano Sunday.The said all  now set the debate to kick off in the state.

 

On February 3, the Kano State barred the cleric preaching, demolished his propagation center and deployed security agents around his residence.

But in a move toward solving the religious impasse  between the Kabara and other clerics, the governor announced on February 7 a debate would be held in weeks.

 

After  a special meeting between the Kano state Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and Islamic clerics all Muslim sects, on the need to allow for a dialogue between AbdulJabbar   and other scholars, the governor accepted dialogue to hold in fews days to come, the   said in a statement by his spokesman, Abba Anwar.