VP Sambo Restates Call For Peaceful Coexistence Among Nigerians

Vice President Arc Mohammed Namadi Sambo, implored all Nigerians to pray and contribute their quota for and development to continue to reign in the country.

The Vice President this call on Sunday in Abuja, at the launching of N1.5 billion appeal fund for the building of primary,  secondary schools, staff quarters, Juma’at Mosque and conference hall at the FCT Abuja, by the National Council of Jama’atul Izalatul Bidi’ah Wa’ikamatus- Sunnah (Jibwis).

He said “I seizing this singular opportunity to call on all of our dear to pray and contribute our quotas for and development of our country.”

Vice President Sambo who commended JIBWIS and other related organisations on their efforts at and complementing government’s efforts in education and entrenching peaceful co-existence amongst Nigerians, also assured them of government’s continuous support in meeting their noble objectives.

“I would like to assure you that government continue to partner with you, and pray to Almighty Allah that these lofty programmes shall meet with speedy implementation and that the aims for which these programmes were set shall meet to its noble objectives and complement government efforts in this direction,” he stated.

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III and other speakers at the event all stressed the importance of education to the development of the society. They also urged the Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for the , unity and development of the country.

In his remarks, the National Chairman Ulama’u Council of JIBWIS, Sheikh Muhammad Sani Yahaya Jingir, stated that the organisation promotes the teaching of Islam and the importance of

living in a peaceful and tranquil society. He stated that monies that would be realised from the event would be channelled the building of primary and secondary schools, staff quarters, Juma’at Mosque and conference hall at the FCT Abuja.

Sheikh Jingir, who dismissed the insinuation that Muslims were “Boko Haram”, said JIBWIS embarked on the establishment of schools across the country to promote both Islamic and Western education.He noted that currently JIBWIS 283 schools, up of primary, secondary and tertiaryinstitutions, across the country with 51,301 student population.

Present at the occasion were the of Sokoto, Alhaji Aliyu Magatakarda Wamako and his counterpart, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero. Also present were Royal Fathers, Islamic scholars and other notable dignitaries, amongst several Muslim faithful.


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