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Ramadan; Buhari prays for justice, peace and prosperity

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President Muhammadu Buhari today joined Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to mark the commencement of the Ramadan Tafsir, the exegesis of the Glorious Qur’an.

The exercise, which is in line with Islam’s guiding principles and the intense devotional activities marking the 30-day Ramadan period, saw the President joining in prayers for justice, peace, prosperity and enhanced welfare of humanity.

They also emphasised the need for deepening of forgiveness, mercy and kindness to the poor.

The Chief Imam of the State House Mosque, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman,who led the exegesis, condemned terrorists who have taken the religion of Islam as a cover to kill and loot the property of fellow citizens.

He prayed Allah to avert the activities of terrorists, bandits, kidnappers, as well as the occurrence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the unforeseen hardships it would further bring to the country and the global community.

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Gov. Fintiri has assented to the Adamawa State Districts Creation (Repeal and Re-enactment) Law 2022.

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Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has assented to the Adamawa State Districts Creation (Repeal and Re-enactment) Law 2022.

The Law which is to be cited as The Adamawa State Districts Creation (Repeal and Re-enactment) Law 2022 comes into effect from the 19th day of May 2022.

This is contained in a statement released by Governor Fintiri’s Press Secretary Mr Himwashi Wonosikou on Thursday.

The Law therefore Repeals The Adamawa State Districts Creation Law No. 1 of 1992; The Adamawa State Districts Creation (Amendment) Law No. 3 of 1992 and The Adamawa Districts Creation (Amendment) Law No. 1 of 1996.

The Re-enacted Law which provides for the Appointment, Selection and Deposition of Districts Heads seeks to create additional Districts for State, provide for the appointment of Acting Districts Head and introduce new procedure for screening and selection of Districts Heads.

Subject to this Law or any other Law that may be enacted by the House, the Council shall continue to exercise such administrative powers and perform such functions in respect of Districts as are contained in the Local Government Law 1977 as amended.

The Council shall have the power to appoint Districts Heads, and selection shall be in accordance with traditon and custom of the area constituting the Districts and in the presence of a representative of the Council and such security agents as the Council may request, but where no traditional methods of selection exist, the Council shall constitute a Screening Committee to screen and clear candidates eligible for election.

However, any aggrieved person who has sought to be selected or elected may within two weeks petition the Council.

The council also has powers to depose District Heads and discipline any found wanting whose conduct is being investigated for a period of six Months.

In the event where a District Head is deposed, it shall be final and Conclusively only if approved by the Governor and such approval shall be given within 30 days.

The Adamawa State House of Assembly had earlier passed the Bill on 13th April, 2022.

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Gov. Fintiri Observe Eid-El-Fitr Prayer in Yola.

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Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, On Monday joined thousands of other Muslims to observe the twenty twenty two Eid-El-Fitr Celebration, Which mark’s the end of one Month Ramadan fast.

The Governor observe the two raka’at prayers at the Yola Eid ground alongside former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who Doubles as Waziri Adamawa, Speaker State Assembly Rtd. Hon. Aminu Iya Abbas, SSG Bashir Ahmad, and the
Galadima of Adamawa Alhaji Mustafa Aminu, among others.

Speaking in an interview shortly after observing the Eid prayers, Governor Umaru Fintiri, Congratulated Muslims in Adamawa for a successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast.

The Governor advice Muslim Ummah to use the lessons learned during the spiritual exercise to champion the course of peaceful coexistence and love for development of Adamawa and Nigeria.

On the 2023 General elections, Governor Fintiri called on the people to extend the lessons learnt during Ramadan by respecting one another before during and after the elections.

The Chief Imam of Modibbo Adama Central Mosque Yola, Khadi Amadu Bobboi led the two raka’at prayers offered special prayers after presenting the Eid Sermon.

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Majah Greet Muslims Ummah on Eid el Fitir (SALLAH).

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant of House of representative for Yola north, Yola south and Girei Local government areas of Adamawa state in the National assembly Alhaji Umar Muhammad Baba known as (Majah) has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah for witnessing the beginning and the end of Ramadan 1443AH equivalent to 2022.

This was contained in a statement signed by the media aid to the aspirant Jamilu Ahmad Wambai and made available to newsmen in Yola.

Umar Baba Majah calls on all Muslims to imbibe and practice the virtues ok kindness, love, tolerance, sacrifice, peace and harmony as exemplified by the the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

He also advised Muslims to use the teachings learned during Ramadan by intensifying prayers and seeking for forgiveness from Almighty Allah beyond the month of Ramadan.

The PDP stalwart equally congratulates governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, secretary to the state government Engineer Bashir Ahmad and members of the state executive council, members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and the good people of Yola north, Yola south and Girei constituency.

Majah also used the medium to call on PDP faithful supporters to rally round their party’s victory come 2023 general Elections.

Umar Muhammad Baba (Majah) wishes all Muslim Ummah a happy Eidel Fitir celebration and prays that the peace, blessing and favours of Almighty Allah be with us.

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