Muslim Council Leaders Enjoins To Work In Synergy With Stakeholders
By Hassan Umar Shallpella
Leaders of the Muslim Council at the ward level in Yola South local government area have been enjoined to work in synergy with all stakeholders in areas for the council to forge ahead.
Chairman, Muslim Council Yola South local government, Engineer Muhammad Buba Bashir made the plea while addressing stakeholders and outgone officials of the council from Mbamoi and Toungo wards during familiarization visit to wards.
He noted that the council will not progress and achieved its desired results without unity among leaders and the stakeholders, adding that it is the responsibility of the community to checkmate activities of council leaders and put them on track whenever they err in the discharge of their duties.
Engineer Bashir who gave historical background of the council made it emphatically clear that organization is owned by Muslim community and not an individual or group of persons, and stressed the need for cohesion among the Muslim Ummah.
On the forthcoming election for ward executives, the chairman cautioned Electoral College (Shura Committee) to ensure only people with impeccable character and proven integrity are elected.
Commenting, ward head of Bangel who is also an adviser to the council, Alhaji Bamanga Mohammed Gabdo reiterated the determination of stakeholders in the area to support the council for it to record success in the forthcoming years.
In their separate remarks, former chairman Mbamoi and Vice Chairman Toungo wards Mohammed Abubakar Alkali lamented that some Muslim children display un-Islamic characters, calling on parents to ensure that their children are guided and brought up in an Islamic way.