Gov. Bindow urges Muslims faithfuls to stop insulting leaders

The Executive Governor of Adamawa state, Senatir Mohammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of on Saturday  cautioned Muslims against insulting leaders, urged them to rather pray for Nigerian leaders. 

Bindow  gave the advice in Gombe  at the 7th National Zikir and Special Prayer  for the sustainability of peace in Nigeria.

The ‘zikir ‘ group is one of the sects that promotes worships by way of praises (songs).
The governor noted that fighting of leaders  in power was an indirect opposition of God’s will.

According to him, God  gives power to whom He feels, and at the time he deems fit. 

He reminded those who were found of fighting  leaders to desist  or face the full wrath of God.

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He also cautioned those who were constituted opposition against his government, urging hem to repent or face the anger of God. 

“I wish to caution our fellow Muslims to desist from fighting  those people in power.

“It is better to pray for leaders and not to disparage them for God gives power to whom he feels  at the time of his choice. 

“And whosoever that fights a leader will evoke  the anger of the His. 

“I want to use this opportunity  to tell whoever  that is opposiing me to be careful  because whoever that fights me, God will crush the person, ‘ He said. 

Bindow appealed to the Muslim community to pray for speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. 

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He also sought prayers for the entire Nigeria as well as both Gone and Adamawa. 

The governor also encouraged the community to propagate peace and love among their members, advising them to support their members during elections. 

He assured them of continued support for the growth of the gospel in Nigeria. 

Earlier,  Gov. Hassan Dankwambo of Home commended  Bindow for supporting the Tijjaniya sect to grow in Nigeria. 

Dankwambo,  who was represented by Alhaji Umar Ahmed, Commissioner for Information in the state said that he would complement the efforts of the governor in the promotion of the gospel of Islam through praises.

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Alhaji Bilyaminu Adamu, National Secretary of National Zikir Association urged the governor,  whom they had chosen as the leader of the sect among Nigeria governors to support  it’s national secretariat with means of transportation.

Adamu  also commended the governor for his immense support to the sect. 

Also the Hilaqu-Zikir Association of Nigerian  presented an award as ‘ Ivan zakirai ‘ to Bindow  in the recognition of his contribution towards the progress of zikir

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