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Crisis Rocks Kano Council Of Islamic Scholars Over Removal Of Its Chairman, Sheikh Khalil




A gaggle, Coalition and Council of Ulama and Islamic Organisations in Kano State has distanced itself from the removing of the Chairman of Kano State Council of Ulamas (students), Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil.

The coalition on Tuesday in an announcement signed by its Secretary, Dr Sa’idu Ahmad Dukawa and different notable clerics together with Professor Musa Muhammad Borodo, Professor Mohammad Babangida Mohammad, Sheik Kariballah Sheikh Nasiru Kabara, Sheikh Abdulwahab Abdallah, and Dr. Bashir Aliyu Umar, denied any involvement within the removing of Khalil from workplace. 

SaharaReporters had earlier reported that the chairman and chief of the Kano State Council of Ulama, Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil was impeached by the Kano Ulama (Islamic clerics).

The clerics alleged that Sheikh turned the council right into a political platform, by participating in face-off with each authorities that comes into energy together with the administration of the present Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

The announcement was made on Monday, once they expressed their dissatisfaction with the chairman’s motion whereas addressing journalists in Kano.

A coalition of the varied Muslim sects that included Izala, Tijjaniyya and Kadiriyya, led by Ustaz Saifullah Assudani, famous that the chairman of the State Council of Ulama was impeached for being political in working the affairs of the council.

Professor Saleh Pakistan, who can also be the chairman of Kano Pilgrims Welfare Fee, was appointed as the brand new chairman of the council.

The coalition famous that Khalil was accused of “turning the council right into a political platform by participating in face-off with each authorities that comes into energy that included former governors Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, Rabiu Kwankwaso and of current, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.

“His causes in all of the circumstances had been that they disallowed him to contest political workplaces in his place as a cleric; a scenario that has led to the council not benefiting from the federal government and the federal government not benefitting from the aged recommendation of the council.

“Lack of equity to all of the non secular teams within the state who should not have any stake within the council, that embrace Tijjaniyya, Qadiriyya, Izala and different clerics from non secular sects not talked about right here.

“Members are complaining of being saved at the hours of darkness about happenings within the council.”

Nonetheless, an Islamic cleric from the Tijjaniyya sect within the Kiru Native Authorities Space, Sheikh Sulaiman Bello Kiru, condemned the removing of the Council’s chief, saying it has political undertones.

“We aren’t a part of this resolution and it seems to be extra political. We had been solely known as upon to come back and attend the press convention from the place we heard the announcement that Sheikh Khalil has been impeached.

“We weren’t consulted and are usually not conscious of something. The physique has no structure, no tenure for the management and is being politicised,” he added.

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