Adamawa Muslim Council raises concern over inflow of Almajiri



    From Left: Alhaji Ahmed Joda; Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Mustapha Barkindo; Emir of Kano, Muhammadu
    Sanusi II and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo throughout a gathering with Traditional Rulers and different Community Leaders on the Numan
    Crisis on the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday

    Muhammad Adam

    The Adamawa Chapter of Muslim Council has raised concern over the inflow of Quranic School Pupils (Almaris) into main cities within the state.

    The council, in a communique issued on the finish of its 29th General Assembly on Wednesday in Yola, known as on dad and mom and authorities to do one thing about it.

    The communique was signed by the Communique Committee Chairman, Malam Gambo Jika, and the Secretary Abdullahi Damare.

    “The meeting noticed with concern the inflow of Almajiris into the state, particularly into our main cities within the identify of in search of Quranic schooling.

    “It equally famous that the Almajiri system is a cultural apply fairly than faith.

    “Parents are, due to this fact, known as upon to concern Allah and provides their wards correct information of Islamic and Western schooling.

    “The assembly calls on the Federal Government to revive and adequately fund the Almajiri and Quranic integration programme.’’

    The council additionally decried the rising charge of drug abuse and its related penalties resembling violent crimes and rape amongst youths within the state.

    It known as on safety businesses and NDLEA to take motion on the matter.

    The council known as for the revival of dormant Skills Acquisition Centres within the state to comprise enhance charge of unemployment, and tasked youths of 18 years and above to take part within the ongoing steady voter registration.


    It cautioned in opposition to careless divorce by some Muslims and tasked on the necessity to respect the establishment of marriage, which it mentioned, is an act of “Ibadaa” (worship).

    On current Numan disaster, it condemned the killings of Fulanis and Bachamas and known as on the State and Federal Governments to discover a lasting resolution.

    It known as for the disbandment of street blocks by vigilance teams within the space, alleging that the group was harassing the Fulanis and Muslims in Numan and its environs.

    “We once again called on the Adamawa State Government and the Numan Local Government to disband the so called local vigilance groups that are terrorizing Fulanis and other Muslims in the area,” it mentioned.